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Market share of generics in European countries 2018

This statistic displays the share of generics in the pharmaceutical market sales value in Europe by selected countries in 2018. The generic share in the pharmaceutical industry's market sales in Denmark exceeded 32 percent in 2018. Market share of generics is higher in newer EU member states due to low levels of intellectual property protection.

Market share of generics in selected European countries as of 2018

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EFPIA: European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Hungary, U.K.: share of generics in pharmacy market sales.
Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain: share of generics in reimbursable pharmacy market sales.
Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey: share of generics in total market sales.
Cyprus, Czech Republic, Iceland, Latvia, Malta: 2018 data not available.
France: data relate only to those active substances listed on the official list of medicines.
Definition: ‘generic’ means a medicine based on an active substance that is out of patent and which is marketed under a different name from that of the original branded medicine.

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