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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