Sales of medicaments of other antibiotics packaged for retail sale in Slovakia: Diminution in 2016
According to statistics announced by European Commission, the indicator went down by 23.77% compared to the same time a year ago. Antibiotic sales decreased from 5 319.4 thousand Euros to 4 054.9 thousand Euros, versus the previous year when it climbed by 30.34%. The overall changes for the prior 19 years reached a growth of 81 817.17%. Still it has had a negative average annual growth rate of 0.06% over the last five years with a modest overall raise since the start of time series. It averaged 2 095.19 thousand Euros from 1998 to 2016 and it attained its all-time high of 5 897.68 thousand Euros in 2002 and record low of 4.95 thousand Euros in 1998.