Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Market to Grow at a Large Rate of 12.8% Till 2030

The pharmaceutical manufacturing market size is projected to reach a revenue of US$ 1,173.3 billion by 2027 from US$ 357.9 billion in 2020 and is expected to register a CAGR of 12.8% from 2020 to 2027, According to Precedence Research. The research report contains 150+ pages with detailed analysis.

The report provides the overall revenue of the global pharmaceutical manufacturing market from 2016 to 2027, considering 2020 as the base year and 2027 as the forecast year. This research report evaluates the pharmaceutical manufacturing market on a global and regional level.

The pharmaceutical business is a vital segment of the larger healthcare ecosystem. The pharmaceutical industry primarily deals with scientific research activities and the development of medications that avert or treat ailments and disorders. The pharmaceutical industry comprises of both private as well as public establishments that conceive, promote, produce, and retail medicines. Modern technological and scientific breakthroughs are speeding up the detection and development of innovative medications or treatments with improved healing activity and less side effects. Medicinal chemists, molecular biologists, and pharmacists work collectively for enhancing the quality and efficiency of the drugs. Pharmaceutical manufacturing is the procedure of commercial-scale creation of medicines by pharmaceutical establishments.

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The growing demand for modernization of pharmaceutical manufacturing process has prompted leading companies to employ new technologies such as continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing. This technology offers probable flexibility, superiority, and economic rewards over batch processing, together in process manufacturing and expansion for the pharmaceutical sector. Since the past few years, there have been significant advancements in science and engineering to support the implementation of continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing. These advancements, together with the acceptance of the QbD paradigm for pharmaceutical progress and the development of PAT for designing, examining, and controlling production, have advanced the scientific and monitoring eagerness for continuous manufacturing.

Growth Factors:

Factors such as increasing prevalence of chronic ailments, growing geriatric population, high investment in research and development, increasing focus on outsourcing manufacturing activities, increasing per capita healthcare expenditure, growing incidence of novel viral diseases, technological advancements in manufacturing processes, and improving reimbursement scenario in developing regions are driving the growth of pharmaceutical manufacturing market. Amplified focus on elderly and pediatric patients, high incidence of cardiovascular disorders, growing demand for home-based healthcare, and increased cancer and diabetes cases are further propelling the pharmaceutical manufacturing market expansion across the globe. Additional aspects that are anticipated to fuel this industry are increasing demand for new drug delivery approaches and reformulation of injections and oral medications.

The pharmaceutical industry is predominantly motivated by scientific advancements, in combination with clinical and toxicological experience. Major variances exist between large establishments and smaller organizations. Large pharmaceutical companies participate in an extensive range of medicine discovery and development, production and quality control, promotion and sales, whereas small pharmaceutical companies focus on a precise aspect.

Market Scope:

The pharmaceutical manufacturing market report studies market dynamics, status and outlook especially in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. This research report offers scenarios and forecasts (revenue/volume) and categorizes the market by players, type, application, and region. This report also studies global market prominence, competitive landscape, market share, growth rates market dynamics such as drivers, restraints and opportunities, and distributors and sales channels.

This research study also integrates Industry Chain analysis and Porter’s Five Forces Analysis. Further, this report offers a competitive scenario that comprises collaborations, market concentration rate and expansions, mergers & acquisitions undertaken by companies.

Report Highlights:

Among the drug development type segment, in-house drug development is expected to dominate the overall market. The use of in-house drug development capabilities by large pharmaceutical companies for securing the crucial information is a major reason for the high market share of in-house segment.

The oral route of administration accounted for the largest revenue in the containers segment with more than 68% share in 2020. Affordability, ease of use and storage are the major reason for high market share of oral route of administration. Parenteral segment is expected to grow at the topmost CAGR during the forecast time-frame.

Tablets accounted for the largest revenue in the formulation segment. Widespread availability of tablets is the key reason for high market share.

Cancer accounted for the largest revenue in the therapy segment. High incidence of cancer globally and heavy investment in research and development for developing effective cancer therapies are the key reasons for high market share.

F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Novartis AG, and Pfizer, Inc. accounted for a significant share of the global pharmaceutical manufacturing market.

Regional Analysis:

The report covers data for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. In 2019, North America dominated the global market with a market share of more than 41%. U.S. signified the highest portion in the North American region largely due to large investment in pharmaceutical research and development and presence of skilled researchers. Furthermore, early implementation of latest therapies also contributed to the high market share of the United States.

Europe was the next important market mainly due to encouraging reimbursement scenario and high investment in research and development. The presence of leading companies in the European region is also expected to boost the demand for pharmaceutical manufacturing in the projected time-span. Asia Pacific is estimated to advance at the maximum CAGR of around 15.8% in the forecast period due to high incidence of chronic ailments. Middle East, Africa and Latin American region will exhibit noticeable progress.

Key Market Players and Strategies:

The major companies operating in the worldwide pharmaceutical manufacturing are GlaxoSmithKline plc, Merck & Co., Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, Johnson & Johnson, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Lonza, Pfizer, Inc., Sanofi SA, Novartis AG, and AstraZeneca among others.

High investment in the research and development along with acquisition, mergers, and collaborations are the key strategies undertaken by companies operating in the global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing market. Moreover, the world organizations are providing help to the developing regions for stream lining healthcare. In December 2020, the European Investment Bank commenced the first ever arrangement to strengthen local manufacturing of (APIs) Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in the African region and expand pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Market Segmentation

By Drug Development Type


By Route of Administration


By Formulation


By Therapy

Cardiovascular Diseases
Respiratory Diseases

Regional Segmentation

North America (U.S. and Canada)

Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)

Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia and Rest of APAC)

Latin America (Brazil and Rest of Latin America)

Middle East and Africa (GCC, North Africa, South Africa, Rest of MEA)

Why should you invest in this report?

If you are aiming to enter the global pharmaceutical manufacturing market, this report is a comprehensive guide that provides crystal clear insights into this niche market. All the major application areas for pharmaceutical manufacturing are covered in this report and information is given on the important regions of the world where this market is likely to boom during the forecast period of 2020-2027 so that you can plan your strategies to enter this market accordingly.

Besides, through this report, you can have a complete grasp of the level of competition you will be facing in this hugely competitive market and if you are an established player in this market already, this report will help you gauge the strategies that your competitors have adopted to stay as market leaders in this market. For new entrants to this market, the voluminous data provided in this report is invaluable.

Thanks for reading you can also get individual chapter-wise sections or region-wise report versions such as North America, Europe, or the Asia Pacific.

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