UK biopharmaceutical sector: strength and opportunity 2016

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Great Britain. Dept. for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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6 April 2017
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Business and management
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This infographic analyses the UK biopharmaceutical sector 2016 dataset from the bioscience and health technology annual reports database.

The infograhic provides information on:

  • companies, employment and turnover;
  • distribution of employment across UK;
  • largest segments by employment and revenue;
  • service and supply chain; and
  • growth trends.

It shows that the UK biopharmaceutical sector:

  • employs almost 133,400 people across the UK,
  • generates a combined estimated turnover of £42 billion, and
  • comprises 1,857 companies.



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