Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing - 3254

Definition

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in:manufacturing drugs, medicines and related products for human or animal use. Establishments in this industry may undertake one or more of several processes, including basic processes, such as chemical synthesis, fermentation, distillation and solvent extraction; grading, grinding and milling; and packaging in forms suitable for internal and external use, such as tablets, vials, ampoules and ointments.

Exclusions

No exclusions are specified in the 2017 NAICS Canada manual.

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2022.

Establishments

700

0-99 Employees

81.7%

Financial performance

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Gross domestic product

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Find data for 2022 on hourly wages and 2021 data for total salaries.

Salaries

$2.4
billion

Wages

$29.54

Find 2021 data, such as net revenues, shipments, value added, and cost by category.

Net revenue

$2.2
billion

Shipments

$12.8
billion

Value added

$8.4
billion

Access 2023 trade information on imports and exports.

Exports

$13.2
billion

Imports

$26.7
billion
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