Employment in the biopharmaceutical sector in the United Kingdom 2017, by segment

This statistic displays the number of employees in the biopharmaceutical sector in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by segment. The biopharmaceutical sector researches and produces pharmaceutical medications which are extracted or semi-synthesized from a biological source. These can include vaccines, antibodies, blood and tissue products and therapeutic proteins. The biopharmaceutical sector with the largest number of employees in 2017 was small molecules at approximately 49.5 thousand employees. This was followed by antibodies at 4.9 thousand employees. The biopharmaceutical sector with the lowest number of employees was blood and tissue products at 468 employess.

Number of employees in the biopharmaceutical sector in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by segment

Number of employees
Small molecules49,460
Antibodies4,928
Therapeutic proteins4,652
Advanced therapy medicinal products1,533
Vaccines3,079
Blood and tissue products468
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Release date

May 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017

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