Use of medicines, usually meadured in in defined daily dosis (DDD) per day. The DDD consists of the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. Based on: World Health Organization.
Revenue of pharmaceutical industry. The latter is comprised of companies engaged in researching, developing, manufacturing and distributing drugs for human or veterinary use. Based on: United States Department of Commerce.
Share of re-imbursed medication in the pharmaceutical market, usually expressed in percentage of medication sales or in value of reimbursements (thousands or millions of national currency). It can be measured separately for generic medication and brand-name medication, or for the whole market. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.