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Facts and Figures - Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals

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Here you can find selected data on the importance of the Austrian Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industry.
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  • 18,000

    employees

    In 2020, approx. 18,000 people were employed in the Austrian pharmaceutical industry.

  • 13%

    pharmaceutical quota

    The percentage of expenditure on pharmaceuticals in the overall expenditure in the health sector was 13% in 2019.

  • 151

    companies

    There were 151 companies operating in the Austrian biotechnology sector in 2020.

  • 416.1

    million euros in turnover

    Biotechnology companies generated a turnover of approx. EUR 416.1 million in 2020.

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Source: Pharmig. Assocication of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Industry. Facts & Figures 2022
Pharmaceutical industry in Austria - key data 2020
Staffapprox. 18,000
Companies (manufacturers and importers)120
Production in million Euro1,387
Imports in million Euro9,561
Exports in million Euro 11,941
Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies of the life science and pharma sector in Austria by net revenue in Mio. Euro (2021)
1. Novartis Austria 2,301.00
2. Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG 1,752.70
3. Herba Chemosan Apotheker-AG 1,634.10
4. Takeda Manufacturing Austria AG (vormals: Baxter AG) 660.00
5. Chemo AG 520.00
6. Phoenix Arzneiwarengroßhandlung GmbH 449.18
7. Jacoby Holding GmbH 447.00
8. Pfizer Corporation Austria GmbH 376.00
9. Alphamed Arzneimittel GmbH & Co KG 343.99
10. Octapharma Pharmazeutika ProduktionsGmbH 266.90 
Source: Life Science Report Austria 2021
Biotechnology industry in Austria – key data 2020
Staffapprox. 2,300
Companiesapprox. 151
Production in million Euroapprox. 416.1

Last update : 2022.10.17