Global pharmaceutical market revenue from 2008 to 2015 (in billion U.S. dollars)*

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This graph shows the total revenue generated in the global pharmaceutical market from 2008 to 2015, in U.S. dollars at quarterly exchange rates. In 2008, global pharmaceutical revenue came to some 712 billion U.S. dollars based on quarterly exchange rates. Six years later, total revenues of the pharmaceutical market stood at over 940 billion U.S. dollars worldwide.
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Release date
June 2016
Survey time period
2008 to 2015
Supplementary notes
* In US$ with quarterly exchange rates. Sales cover direct and indirect pharmaceutical channel wholesaler and manufacturers. The figures include prescription and certain over the counter data and represent manufacturer prices.
This statistic was assembled from several IMS Health annual updates.

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