Compiled by Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group, Inc.
INDUSTRY TRENDS: BY THE NUMBERS
Clinical trials being conducted worldwide
As of April, 2019, there were over 300,000 clinical studies being
conducted around the globe. Thirty-four percent of these (104,380) were
in the U.S., with another five percent ( 16,043) happening simultaneously in
the U.S. and other countries.
Source: Clinicaltrials.gov, April 2019
Outpatient revenue of U.S. hospitals
Outpatient revenue for U.S. hospitals has continued to grow
in the last several years. Total outpatient number for 2017 was
$472B, compared to inpatient revenue of $498B, a ratio of
95% as compared to 83% in 2013. At the same time, hospital
profits reached $88B, a 12.5% increase over 2016.
Source: American Hospital Association 2019 AHA
U.S. share of total global pharmaceutical
With just 4.4% of the world’s population, the
U.S. accounts for nearly half of total spending
on pharmaceuticals. Europe accounts for
about 20%, other developed markets 11%, and
emerging markets 21%. These numbers have
remained relatively steady for the last five years.
Source: Statista 2019