Pharma companies worldwide with active R&D pipelines 2001-2019

This statistic shows the total number of pharmaceutical companies with active R&D pipelines worldwide from 2001 to 2019. In 2001, there were 1,198 pharmaceutical companies with active R&D pipelines, and this number was expected to increase up to over 4,300 during 2019.

Total number of pharmaceutical companies with active R&D pipelines worldwide from 2001 to 2019

Number of companies
2019*4,323
20184,134
20174,003
20163,687
20153,286
20142,984
20132,745
20122,705
20112,387
20102,207
20092,084
20081,965
20071,769
20061,633
20051,621
20041,576
20031,503
20021,313
20011,198
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2001 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Projected as of January 2019.

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