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  • Revenue in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market amounts to US$113,806m in 2020. The market is expected to grow annually by 4.6% (CAGR 2020-2025).
  • In global comparison, most revenue is generated in the United States (US$25,286m in 2020).
  • In relation to total population figures, per person revenues of US$15.29 are generated in 2020.
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The Over-the-Counter Pharmaceuticals market comprises over-the-counter medicine that can be purchased without a medical prescription. The market is subdivided into Analgesics, Cold and Cough Medication, Digestives and Intestinal Remedies, Skin Treatment products and Vitamins and Minerals. It includes both products which are exclusively sold in pharmacies and products which can be purchased elsewhere. Sales by hospitals are not included.
in-scope
  • Natural and synthetic agents
  • Analgesics (e.g. Asprin, Paracetamol)
  • Cough & Cold remedies (e.g. Vicks VapoRub)
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Skin treatment products
out-of-scope
  • Prescription medicines
  • Homeopathic remedies
OTC Pharmaceuticals Report 2020

OTC Pharmaceuticals Report 2020

Statista Consumer Market Outlook
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Revenue (2020)
-0.7% yoy
US$113,806m
Average Revenue per Capita (2020)
-1.7% yoy
US$15.29

Revenue Revenue Growth

in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market in million US$ in percent

Reading Support Revenue in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market amounts to US$113,806m in 2020. Reading Support The OTC Pharmaceuticals market is expected to show a revenue growth of 6.2% in 2021.

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Average Revenue per Capita

in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market in US$

Reading Support The average revenue per person in the market for OTC Pharmaceuticals amounts to US$15.29 in 2020.

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Analyst Opinion

Due to different national legislations and healthcare standards, the consumption of OTC pharmaceuticals and purchasing behavior regarding these products differs significantly from country to country. The worldwide improvement in access to healthcare and pharmaceuticals directly affects OTC pharmaceuticals sales. Generally speaking, the better the access to medicine, the more medicine is taken. However, as access to medicine varies considerably from country to country, factors such as the political will to improve the healthcare system can also influence the market and the forecast regarding the market.

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Sales Channels

in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market in percent

Reading Support In the OTC Pharmaceuticals market, 12% of total revenue will be generated through online sales by 2020.

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Sales Channels:

The distribution channel Online refers to the purchase of physical goods in online retail. In other words, the purchase is concluded via the internet - on a desktop PC, tablet or smartphone. The distribution channel Offline covers all purchases in stationary stores, via telesale or mailorder (e.g. print catalogs)

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eHealth tracker - users by age Users by gender Users by income

in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market in percent in percent in percent

Reading Support In the year 2019 a share of 36.0% of users is 25-34 years old. Reading Support In the year 2019 a share of 56.9% of users is female. Reading Support In the year 2019 a share of 41.3% of users is in the medium income group.

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Global Comparison - Revenue

in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market in million US$

Reading Support With a market volume of US$25,286m in 2020, most revenue is generated in the United States.

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2. China
3. Japan
4. Brazil
5. India
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Population in m
Number of individuals (all ages) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
0-4 years in m
Number of individuals (age 0-4) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
5-9 years in m
Number of individuals (age 5-9) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
10-14 years in m
Number of individuals (age 10-14) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
15-19 years in m
Number of individuals (age 15-19) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
20-24 years in m
Number of individuals (age 20-24) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
25-29 years in m
Number of individuals (age 25-29) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
30-34 years in m
Number of individuals (age 30-34) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
35-39 years in m
Number of individuals (age 35-39) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
40-44 years in m
Number of individuals (age 40-44) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
45-49 years in m
Number of individuals (age 45-49) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
50-54 years in m
Number of individuals (age 50-54) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
55-59 years in m
Number of individuals (age 55-59) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
60-64 years in m
Number of individuals (age 60-64) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
65-69 years in m
Number of individuals (age 65-69) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
70-74 years in m
Number of individuals (age 70-74) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
75-79 years in m
Number of individuals (age 75-79) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
80-84 years in m
Number of individuals (age 80-84) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
85-89 years in m
Number of individuals (age 85-89) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
90-94 years in m
Number of individuals (age 90-9) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
95-99 years in m
Number of individuals (age 95-99) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
100+ years in m
Number of individuals (age 100+) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
Female population in m
Number of female individuals (all ages) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices. | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
0-4 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 0-4) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
5-9 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 5-9) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
10-14 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 10-14) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
15-19 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 15-19) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
20-24 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 20-24) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
25-29 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 25-29) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
30-34 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 30-34) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
35-39 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 35-39) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
40-44 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 40-44) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
45-49 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 45-49) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
50-54 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 50-54) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
55-59 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 55-59) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
60-64 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 60-64) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
65-69 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 65-69) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
70-74 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 70-74) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
75-79 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 75-79) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
80-84 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 80-84) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
85-89 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 85-89) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
90-94 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 90-9) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
95-99 years in m
Number of female individuals (age 95-99) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
100+ years in m
Number of female individuals (age 100+) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
Male population in m
Number of male individuals (all ages) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
0-4 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 0-4) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
5-9 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 5-9) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
10-14 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 10-14) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
15-19 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 15-19) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
20-24 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 20-24) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
25-29 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 25-29) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
30-34 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 30-34) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
35-39 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 35-39) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
40-44 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 40-44) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
45-49 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 45-49) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
50-54 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 50-54) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
55-59 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 55-59) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
60-64 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 60-64) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
65-69 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 65-69) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
70-74 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 70-74) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
75-79 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 75-79) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
80-84 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 80-84) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
85-89 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 85-89) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
90-94 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 90-9) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
95-99 years in m
Number of male individuals (age 95-99) living in the selected region, the data is based on the United Nations' medium variant of World Population Prospects as well as similar projections by national statistical offices | Source: Statista, based on UN DESA and national statistical offices
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Unemployment rate in %
The indicator shows the share of unemployed people in the selected region, defined as persons without work that seek employment, as a percentage of the total labor force. The data is based on national estimates. The definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country. | Source: Statista, based on IMF WEOD, World Bank and ILO
Domestic credit (% of GDP) in %
The indicator shows the share of all domestic credit of the total gross domestic product (GDP) in the region. The credit is shown in gross terms with the exception of credit to central governments which is shown in net terms. High levels of indebtedness can indicate the formation of a bubble that can cause an economic downturn. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank
Consumer spending, per capita (current prices)
Average consumer spending per capita of private households in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Foodstuffs, beverages
Consumer spending per capita for food and non-alcoholic beverages (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate). The COICOP definition varies from the market definitions employed in the Consumer Market Outlook. It covers all private household spendings meant for consumption at home. In contrast, the Food market in the Consumer Market Outlook covers only certain segments of processed food and excludes for example fresh food, oils and fats and some other items. The markets for Alcoholic, Non-Alcoholic and Hot Drinks in turn not only include sales for at-home consumption (off-trade) but also sales to the on-trade sector (restaurants, bars, cafés). | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Alcohol, tobacco
Consumer spending per capita for alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate). The COICOP definition varies from the market definitions employed in the Consumer Market Outlook. It covers all private household spendings meant for consumption at home. The market for Alcoholic, Non-Alcoholic and Hot Drinks not only include sales for at-home consumption (off-trade) but also sales to the on-trade sector (restaurants, bars, cafés). | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Clothing, footwear
Consumer spending per capita for clothing and footwear (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate). Included are both consumption of goods as well as services (cleaning and cobblers). | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Housing
Consumer spending per capita for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Household
Consumer spending per capita for furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Health
Consumer spending per capita for health (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Transport
Consumer spending per capita for transport (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate). This group inlcudes the purchase of vehicles, maintenenace of vehicles as well as transportation services. | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Communication
Consumer spending per capita for communication (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Recreation, culture
Consumer spending per capita for recreation and culture (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Education
Consumer spending per capita for education (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Restaurants, hotels
Consumer spending per capita for restaurants and hotels (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate) | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Other
Consumer spending per capita for miscellaneous goods and services (according to the Classification of Individual Consumption Purposes, COICOP) in the selected region (in current prices, constant exchange rate). These include personal care products and services, personal items like watches and jewellery as well as all other products and services not mentioned elsewhere. | Source: Statista, based on IMF, UN, World Bank, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Consumer price index (CPI)
Consumer price index (CPI) for a weighted basket of goods and services. The weights of the components vary by country according to local consumption patterns. The base year (100) has been set to 2017 for all countries, the base year of the input data may vary. | Source: Statista, based on IMF WEOD
Foodstuffs, beverages
Consumer price index for food and non-alcoholic beverages. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Alcohol, tobacco
Consumer price index for alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Clothing, footwear
Consumer price index for clothing and footwear. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Housing
Consumer price index for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Household
Consumer price index for furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Health
Consumer price index for health. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Transport
Consumer price index for transport (purchase of vehicles, maintenenace of vehicles and transport services). Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Communication
Consumer price index for communication. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Recreation, culture
Consumer price index for recreation and culture. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Education
Consumer price index for education. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Restaurants, hotels
Consumer price index for restaurants and hotels. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Other
Consumer price index for miscellaneous goods and services. These include personal care products and services, personal items like watches and jewellery as well as all other products and services not mentioned elsewhere. Gaps filled with next higher COICOP position. | Source: Statista, based on IMF, national statistical offices
Price level (U.S.=100)
Estimated price level index for all goods and services for individual private consumption (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation data (GDP deflator). The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. Numbers above 100 signal that prices are on average higher in this region than in the U.S., numbers below would mean prices in this region are on average lower than in the U.S. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Foodstuffs, beverages
Estimated price level index for food and non-alcoholic beverages (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Alcohol, tobacco
Estimated price level index for alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Clothing, footwear
Estimated price level index for clothing and footwear (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Housing
Estimated price level index for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Household
Estimated price level index for furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Health
Estimated price level index for health (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Transport
Estimated price level index for transport (U.S.=100). This group inlcudes the purchase of vehicles, maintenenace of vehicles as well as transportation services. Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Communication
Estimated price level index for communication (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Recreation, culture
Estimated price level index for recreation and culture (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Education
Estimated price level index for education (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Restaurants, hotels
Estimated price level index for restaurants and hotels (U.S.=100). Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Other
Estimated price level index for other goods and services (U.S.=100). These include personal care products and services, personal items like watches and jewellery as well as all other products and services not mentioned elsewhere. Data has been extrapolated from the last iteration of the World Bank's International Comparison Program (ICP) using inflation and exchange rate data . The indicator is valued at the current exchange rate of the respective year versus the US$. The timeline has been stabilised for currency effects by using a constant exchange rate. | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, IMF, Eurostat and national statistical offices
Health
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Health care expenditure (% of GDP) in %
GDP share of total health care spendings (public and private) in the selected region | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, WHO, national statistical offices
Hospital beds per 1,000 capita
Number of hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants in the selected region | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, WHO
Overweight (% of adult population) in %
The indicator shows the percentage of the adult population (18 years or older) in the selected region with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25 or higher. | Source: Statista, based on WHO
Alcohol consumption in l alc.
Per-capita consumption of alcohol (all types) in litres of pure alcohol in the selected region | Source: Statista, based on WHO
Male smoking rate in %
Share of men in the selected region (15+ years) who smoke at least occasionally | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, WHO
Female smoking rate in %
Share of women in the selected region (15+ years) who smoke at least occasionally | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, WHO
International trade
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Trade (% of GDP) in %
Sum of exports and imports of goods and services in relation to total gross domestic product (GDP) | Source: Statista, based on World Bank, OECD
Container port traffic in m TEU
Sum of on- and offloading of containers (TEU: 20 foot equivalent units) to marine vessels in the selected region | Source: Statista, based on UNCTAD, World Bank
Finance
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Credit card penetration in %
Percentage of the total population who own at least one credit card | Source: Statista, based on World Bank
Debit card penetration in %
Percentage of the total population who own at least one debit card | Source: Statista, based on World Bank
Online banking penetration in %
Estimated population share that uses the internet for accessing banking services | Source: Statista, based on World Bank and Eurostat
Households in m
The indicator shows the total number of private households in the selected region. Households denote residential communties of people living and keeping house together. Business facilities as well as institutional housholds (like unversity dormitories or retire homes) are not counted as households. | Source: Statista, based on national and international statistical offices
GDP, per capita (current prices)
Gross domestic product (in current prices, constant exchange rate) of the selected region per capita | Source: Statista, based on IMF, World Bank, European Commission, OECD, ADB
Source: Statista, September 2020
Source: Statista, September 2020, based on IMF, World Bank, UN and Eurostat

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