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    Pharmacy Statistics

    11.05.2021
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    The Bureau of Statistics of the Estonian State Agency of Medicines has the responsibility to collect data from general pharmacies and hospital pharmacies concerning their sphere of activity. The pharmacies present their reports four times a year. There is no possibility to show the exact quantity or value of each product separately. On pharmacy level only the total value of the market can be counted.

    Short reviews of the activity of Estonian pharmacies are now available in pdf format.

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2020

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2019

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2018

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2017

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2016

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2015

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2014

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2013

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2012

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2011

    Review of Activities of Estonian Pharmacies in 2010

    The values are presented in retail prices (the price of the manufacturer + wholesaler mark-up + pharmacy mark-up + VAT = retail price of medicinal product).

    Sales of medicinal products in general and hospital pharmacies (millions EUR)

     2016%2017%2018%2019%2020%
    GENERAL PHARMACIES          
    Medicinal products (total)259112631286929853083
    Prescription medicines205122071224923552475

    Reimbursed medicines

    190121900206821342245

    Reimbursed by EHIF

    13416132-11491315541656

    Patients co-payment

    56258356-2582593
    Non-prescription medicines53956460862461-3
    HOSPITAL PHARMACIES          
    Medicinal products (total)715779815866883
    TOTAL (general + hospital pharmacies)331103403367838453973

    *The difference in percents compared to the previous year


    Since 2001 the Bureau of Statistics has the responsibility to collect data from veterinary pharmacies. The pharmacies present their statistics four times a year.

    Sales of medicinal products in veterinary pharmacies (millions EUR)

     2016%2017%2018%2019%2020%
    VETERINARY PHARMACIES          
    Medicinal products (total)0.33-60.3690.46260.45-10.450
    Prescription only medicinal products0.24-60.28160.37350.4070.412
    Non-prescription medicines0.09-70.08-100.08-30.06-330.05-16
    Other products0.43110.41-50.4210.27-340.27-3
    TOTAL (veterinary pharmacies)0.7630.7710.87130.73-170.72-1