Total and per capita change in U.S. prescriptions 2004-2013

Change in nominal and per capita dispensed prescriptions in United States from 2004 to 2013

Total and per capita change in U.S. prescriptions 2004-2013 This statistic shows the nominal and per capita dispensed prescription growth between 2004 and 2013 in the United States. In 2006, the implementation of Medicare part D generated a 4.5 percent nominal increase in prescriptions and 3.5 percent growth in per capita prescriptions. Prescription demand is slowly increasing again after the economic crisis in 2009 to 2011.
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Change in nominal and per capita dispensed prescriptions in United States from 2004 to 2013

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PrecriptionsPrescriptions per capita
20042.2%1.3%
20053.2%2.3%
20064.5%3.5%
20072.7%1.7%
20081.1%0.2%
20092.1%1.2%
20101.1%0.3%
20110.7%-0.1%
20121.2%0.5%
20131.6%0.9%
PrecriptionsPrescriptions per capita
20042.2%1.3%
20053.2%2.3%
20064.5%3.5%
20072.7%1.7%
20081.1%0.2%
20092.1%1.2%
20101.1%0.3%
20110.7%-0.1%
20121.2%0.5%
20131.6%0.9%
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This statistic shows the nominal and per capita dispensed prescription growth between 2004 and 2013 in the United States. In 2006, the implementation of Medicare part D generated a 4.5 percent nominal increase in prescriptions and 3.5 percent growth in per capita prescriptions. Prescription demand is slowly increasing again after the economic crisis in 2009 to 2011.
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