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Household expenditure on medical care in Japan: Drop in 2016

New figures on pharmaceutical in Japan have been announced by Japan National Statistical Office. The indicator slightly fell to 131 790 Japanese Yen, which is a 0.18% fluctuation compared with 2015.

Household expenditure on medical care in Japan: Drop in 2016
Date Japanese Yen Variation
2016 131 790.00 -0.18
2015 132 034.00 -1.07
2014 133 468.00 0.36
2013 132 987.00 0.44
2012 132 403.00 1.3
2011 130 708.00 1.38
2010 128 931.00 -2.17
2009 131 796.00 1.04
2008 130 443.00 -2.37
2007 133 606.00 2.27

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Main Pharmaceutical Indicators

  • Medicine Use

    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.

  • Pharmaceutical Production

    Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations in million units of national currency or in volume index of production.

  • Pharmacist Density

  • Pharmaceutical Exports

  • Spending On Medicines

    Measures total value of spending on prescription medicines and insulins by retail pharmacies, hospitals, and other institutional pharmacies at invoice prices.

  • Pharmaceutical Imports

  • Re-Imbursed Pharmaceutical

    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.

  • Pharmaceutical Revenue

    <span>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.</span>

  • Drug Store Retail Sales