Prescription drug expenditure in the United States from 1960 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Prescription drug expenditure in the U.S. 1960-2018 This statistic shows prescription drug expenditure in the United States from 1960 to 2018. In 2000, prescription drug expenditure came to some 121 billion U.S. dollars. Until 2018, this figure is expected to increase to over 338 billion U.S. dollars.
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Expenditure in billion U.S. dollars
2018*360.2
2017*338.1
2016328.6
2015324.5
2014298
2013265.2
2012259.2
2011258.8
2010253.1
2009252.7
2008242.7
2007236
2006224.4
2005205.3
2000121
199040.3
198012
19705.5
19602.7
Expenditure in billion U.S. dollars
2018*360.2
2017*338.1
2016328.6
2015324.5
2014298
2013265.2
2012259.2
2011258.8
2010253.1
2009252.7
2008242.7
2007236
2006224.4
2005205.3
2000121
199040.3
198012
19705.5
19602.7
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This statistic shows prescription drug expenditure in the United States from 1960 to 2018. In 2000, prescription drug expenditure came to some 121 billion U.S. dollars. Until 2018, this figure is expected to increase to over 338 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1960 to 2018
Supplementary notes
* Projected.

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