In 2021, approx. 18,000 people were employed in the Austrian pharmaceutical industry.
The percentage of expenditure on pharmaceuticals in the overall expenditure in the health sector was 12.9% in 2020.
There were 151 companies operating in the Austrian biotechnology sector in 2020.
million euros in turnover
Biotechnology companies generated a turnover of approx. EUR 416.1 million in 2020.
Facts and Figures - Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
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|Pharmaceutical industry in Austria - key data 2020|
|Companies (manufacturers and importers)||120|
|Production in million Euro||1,387|
|Imports in million Euro||9,561|
|Exports in million Euro||11,941|
|The ten largest companies of the life science and pharma sector in Austria by net revenue in Mio. Euro (2021)|
|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|
|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|
|Biotechnology industry in Austria – key data 2020|
|Production in million Euro||approx. 416.1|
Last update : 09. May 2023