Facts, figures and industry data

The Pharmaceutical Industry in the UK

£40.bn Turnover
Turnover [1]
R and D Investment [3]
R and D Investment [3]
Gross fixed capital formation
Gross fixed capital formation
Export Value
Export Value
Import Value
Import Value
Gross Value Added (GVA)
Gross Value Added (GVA)
66,000 jobs in 2020
People employed by the pharmaceutical sector in 2020 [4]
Average annual salary
Average annual salary
Commercial Covid-19 trials started in the UK in 2020
Commercial Covid-19 trials started in the UK in 2020

Industry data