Leading pharmaceutical corporations’ UK market share

​Following on the information in the Top world pharmaceutical corporations section, all of the leading pharmaceutical corporations operating in the global market have a presence in the UK.

Figure 1 – Leading pharmaceutical corporations' UK market share, 2011

The table below lists the top 10 pharmaceutical corporations operating in the UK in order of market share.

Corporation​ % Share of Primary care market​ % Share of Hospital market​ % Share of Total market​
1​ Pfizer​ 13.4% 9.2% 11.8%​
2​ GlaxoSmithKilne​ 9.6% 3.1% 7.3%
3​ Novartis​ 3.5% 8.8% 5.4%​
4​ Sanofi​ 5.1%​ 4.9% 5.0%​
5​ AstraZeneca 6.9% 1.0% 4.8%
6​ Merck and Co  4.4%​ 5.0%​ 4.6%
7​ Roche​ 1.6%​ 8.1% 4.0%
8​ Lilly​ 4.0% 1.3%​ 3.0%
9​ Abbott​ ​ 0.7%​ 6.5%​ ​ 2.8%​
10​ Boehringer Ingel​heim 3.2%​ 0.8%​ ​ 2.4%​
 

Source: IMS Health British Pharmaceutical Index, IMS Health Hospital Pharmacy Audit
External link to the IMS website, opens in a new window www.imshealth.com

 
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