Top 20 pharmaceutical companies worldwide based on prescription drug market share in 2016 and 2022*

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This statistic depicts the top 20 pharmaceutical companies worldwide based on prescription drug market share in 2016, and a forecast for 2022. Pfizer held nearly six percent of the world's prescription drug market in 2016 and is predicted to hold 4.7 percent of the global market in 2022. The global market for prescribed medicines is expected to be led by Swiss pharma giants Roche and Novartis.
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June 2017
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as of May 2017
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* Market share based on prescription drug revenues. Values for 2022 are projections.

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