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    Statistics on medicines

    22.03.2017
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    The statistics and analyses are based on the wholesalers reports. All the wholesalers report their drug sales data to the State Agency of Medicines 4 times a year. The reports include the following data for each product: ATC code, ingredients, trade name, pharmaceutical form, strength, package size and the manufacturer. The sales data are presented in monetary value and by unit of volume (number of packages).

    Medicinal products market contains data of the total sales of drugs in Estonia, market share of the wholesalers and the distribution of medicine sales between general and hospital pharmacies and other institutions according to the ATC main groups.

    Drug consumption statistics contains the sale of medicinal products on an annual basis. The statistics are grouped according to the active substances (ATC groups). The consumption results are presented in the number of DDDs per 1000 inhabitants per day (DDD/1000 inhabitants/day).

    Medicines consumption in DDD/1000/day in 2016 (xls)
    Baltic Statistics on Medicines 2013-2015
    Statistical Yearbook of the State Agency of Medicines 2015
    20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia
    Baltic Statistics on Medicines 2010-2012
    Statistical Yearbook of the State Agency of Medicines 2012
    Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2010
    Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2009
    Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2008
    Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2007
    Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2002-2006

    The following drug consumption analyses have been published:

    2015
    Toomas Kariis, Change in the Treatment Practice of Drugs for Acid Related Disorders in 1994–2013, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia, pp 28-61
    Vallo Volke, Use of Diabetes Medicines in 1994–2013, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia, pp 32-36
    Alar Irs, Trends in the Use of Cardiovascular Medicines, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia, pp 40-55
    Paul Naaber and Piret Mitt, The Use of Antibiotics in Estonia and its Effect on the Spread of Drug-resistant Microbials, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia, pp 57-63
    Jana Lass, The Use of Analgesics, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia, pp 66-71; 78
    Katre Maasalu, The Use of Drugs Affecting Bone Structure and Mineralization in Estonia over the Past 20 Years, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia, pp 72-74
    Kersti Oselin, The Use of Opiates in Estonia, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonia, pp 75-77
    Peeter Jaanson, The Trends of Medicine Use for Mental Disorders, 20 Years of Statistics on Medicines in Estonias, pp 81-88
    Rain Jõgi, The Use of Asthma Medicines, 20 aastat ravimistatistikat Eestis, pp 89-91

    2011
    Irja Lutsar and Kai Zilmer, Consumption of Antiretroviral Drugs in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2010, pp 47-52
    Katre Maasalu, The Consumption of Drugs Affecting Bone Structure and Mineralization in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2010, pp 56-61
    Sulev Haldre, The Consumption of Antiepileptics in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2010, pp 64-67

    2010
    Toomas Kariis, Consumption of Drugs Reducing Gastric Acid Secretion in the last Decade in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2009, pp. 23-27
    Toomas Podar, Use of Drugs used in Diabetes, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2009, pp. 30-34
    Ott Laius, Consumption of Antithrombotic Agents in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2009, pp. 37-41
    Jana Lass, Use of Drugs for Pain in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2009, pp. 60-67
    Pait Teesalu, Use of Antiglaucoma preparations in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2009, pp. 79-83

    2009
    Katrin Kiisk, Consumption of Hormonal Contraceptives in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2008, pp. 34-39
    Veiko Vasar, Consumption of Psychotropic Drugs in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2008, pp. 56-64
    Rain Jõgi, Consumption of Antiasthmatics in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2008, pp. 67-71
    Consumption of Cardiovascular Drugs in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2008, pp. 24-33
    Consumption of Antibiotics in Estonia, Estonian Statistics on Medicines 2006-2008, pp. 41-47