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Household expenditure on medicines in Japan increases in 2016

Statistics from Japan National Statistical Office on pharmaceutical in Japan has been revised. That year, the variable negligibly grew to 25 119 Japanese Yen, which is a 0.37 percent change in comparison with one year earlier.

Household expenditure on medicines in Japan increases in 2016
Date Japanese Yen Variation
2016 25 119.00 0.37
2015 25 026.00 3.4
2014 24 202.00 -1.56
2013 24 585.00 -0.8
2012 24 784.00 -0.64
2011 24 944.00 1.46
2010 24 586.00 14.68
2009 21 439.00 15.03
2008 18 638.00 0.86
2007 18 479.00 -0.65

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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