Here are the main 2018 stats of the UK Biopharmaceutical Sector. There is a pretty infographic at the bottom of the page if you would prefer to read the statistics there instead!
Businesses involved in developing and/or producing their own pharmaceutical products, from small R&D-focused biotechs to multinational Big Pharma. Includes supply chain and specialist service sector.
In 2018, the UK Biopharmaceutical sector consists of;
Of these figures, the Core Biopharma makes up for;
and the Service and Supply Chain consists of;
The Largest Segments by Employment in each sector are;
Service and Supply Chain
Further Sector Characteristics...
36% of life science industry businesses
49% of life science industry employment
67% of life science industry turnover
Of sector employment 92% are made up of large companies and 8% SMEs and of sector turnover 97% are made up of large companies and 3% SMEs.
Year-on-Year Growth - 2017 to 2018
Overall the Biopharma sector showed a decrease of 1000 people in employment, while turnover increased by £1.8bn and created 83 new businesses.
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