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Top 25 pharma companies by global sales

The rankings of the top 25 pharmaceutical companies have been compiled from GlobalData's pharmaceutical revenue figures, which are based on sales of prescription medicines, including generics drugs. The rankings include figures for 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011.

For ease of comparison the 2012 and 2011 rankings are also displayed in the Top Pharma List 2012 infographic, which also features information on the top pharmaceutical companies in the US and Japan.

#Company2014 ($m)2013 ($m)Growth ($m)Growth (%)
1Novartis4710147468-367-1
2Pfizer4570847878-2170-5
3Roche3912039163-430
4Sanofi3643737124-687-2
5Merck & Co.3604237437-1395-4
6Johnson & Johnson3231328125418815
7GlaxoSmithKline2958033330-3750-11
8AstraZeneca26095257113841
9Gilead Sciences244741080413670127
10Takeda204461915812887
11AbbVie202071879014178
12Amgen193271819211356
13Teva1837418308660
14Lilly1726620962-3696-18
15Bristol-Myers Squibb1587916385-506-3
16Bayer15486148546324
17Novo Nordisk15329148774523
18Astellas14099135085914
19Boehringer Ingelheim1383015789-1959-12
20Actavis130628678438451
21Otsuka1130811226821
22Daiichi Sankyo1043012067-1637-14
23Biogen Idec93986668273041
24Baxter883183474846
25Merck KGaA76788399-721-9
#Company2013 ($m)2012 ($m)Growth ($m)Growth (%)
1Pfizer4787851214-3336-7
2Novartis47468467327362
3Roche391633800611563
4Merck & Co.3743740601-3164-8
5Sanofi3712439511-2387-6
6GlaxoSmithKline3333033335-50
7Johnson & Johnson2812525351277410
8AstraZeneca2571127925-2214-9
9Lilly20962205673952
10AbbVie18790183804102
11Teva1830818535-227-1
12Amgen181921663915539
13Takeda1740817562-154-1
14Bristol-Myers Squibb1638517621-1236-8
15Boehringer Ingelheim157891465511347
16Novo Nordisk14877138909877
17Bayer14854143435113
18Astellas13131125995324
19Daiichi Sankyo12067119121551
20Otsuka11226106615655
21Gilead Sciences108049398140513
22Baxter1046199764855
23Merck KGaA83998504-106-1
24Eisai67836923-140-2
25Biogen Idec66685304136420
#Company2012 ($m)2011 ($m)Growth ($m)Growth (%)
1Pfizer5121457747-6533-11
2Novartis4673251939-5207-11
3Merck & Co.4060141289-688-2
4Sanofi3824039908-1668-4
5Roche37560369705902
6GlaxoSmithKline3378135580-1799-5
7AstraZeneca2792532981-5056-15
8Johnson & Johnson25351243689834
9Lilly1993421926-1992-9
10Teva1853516689184611
11AbbVie18380174449365
12Bristol-Myers Squibb1762121244-3623-17
13Takeda17562170415213
14Amgen166391529513449
15Boehringer Ingelheim14655140426134
16Bayer1388113838430
17Novo Nordisk134691238510849
18Astellas12599121574424
19Daiichi Sankyo11912111967166
20Baxter10850104623884
21Otsuka1066198108519
22Gilead Sciences93988102129616
23Merck KGaA82308234-40
24Eisai69237854-931-12
25Mylan6750610664411

Note: The 2013 ranking uses 2013 exchange rates for both its 2013 and 2012 values, to remove the effect of currency fluctuations. The 2012 ranking similarly uses 2012 exchange rates. Baxter's pharma 2013 revenues take account of its restructured reporting style under newly-named business units.

Global Data Data by GlobalData

GlobalData is the premier source of research and consulting solutions for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. With the combined expertise of more than 600 researchers, market analysts and consultants, we deliver high-quality, accurate and transparent industry insight that helps our clients to achieve growth and increase business value.

To find out more about how our research and consulting solutions can help you, please visit healthcare.globaldata.com

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