Prescription drug expenditure in the United States from 1960 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Expenditure in billion U.S. dollars
19602.7
19705.5
198012
199040.3
2000121
2005205.3
2006224.4
2007236
2008242.7
2009252.7
2010253
2012259.1
2013265.1
2014297.9
2015324.6
2016*340.7
2017*360.1

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This statistic shows prescription drug expenditure in the United States from 1960 to 2017. In 2000, prescription drug expenditure came to some 121 billion U.S. dollars. Until 2017, this figure is expected to increase to over 360 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
1960 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Projected.

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