Answered By: Business Information Services
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017     Views: 18

The OECD iLibrary has a wide range of statistics about pharmaceuticals and health care in the 31 OECD member nations. Click the purple 'Data' button to access the statistics online.

Information about the health care market in the United States can be found in SimplyMap. You can either create a free ID to save your searches or sign in as a guest (can't save searches between sessions). Within SimplyMap; use the fields in the upper part of the left column to specify a location. Click the "variables" tab to choose statistics. Statistics relevant to pharmaceuticals and health care can be found by choosing "consumer expenditure 20XX" and then "health care." Statistics about the number of health care establishments and workers in an area can be found by choosing "business counts 20XX" and then "62 health care and social assistance." More statistics can be found by choosing "MRI consumer survey data 20XX" and then "ailments; medicine; and doctors." The statistics you specify can be displayed on a map or used to build a table.

Reports about the pharmaceuticals industry and consumer behavior can be found in Mintel by performing an advanced search for terms like "pharmaceuticals." Mintel will require the creation of a user ID; but there is no cost for this.

Industry reports can also be found in this LibAnswer: Where do I find industry statistics and reports?

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