Share of new orphan drugs available in Europe in 2023, by country

Percentage of orphan drugs approved by the EMA available to patients in Europe as of 2023, by country

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Release date

April 2023



Survey time period

as of January 5, 2023

Supplementary notes

61 orphan drug products were approved by the European Medicines Agency between 2018 and 2021.
In most countries availability equates to granting of access to the reimbursement list, except in DK, FI, LU, NO, SE some hospital products are not covered by the general reimbursement scheme.
* Country did not complete a full dataset and therefore availability may be unrepresentative.
** In Spain, the WAIT analysis does not identify those medicinal products being accessible earlier in conformity with Spain's Royal Decree 1015/2009 relating to Medicines in Special Situations.

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