Global Care Products market

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the global Pharmaceuticals market

The global Pharmaceuticals eCommerce market is expected to increase over the next years. It is predicted to reach US$66,655.1 million by 2024 and the expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 11.0%. The Pharmaceuticals eCommerce market is a sub-market of the Health Care market and accounts for 45.3% within this market. Further categories within the Health Care market are: Eye Care, Medical Products, Nutrition, and Other Health Care.

eCommerce revenue development in the global Pharmaceuticals market

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the global Pharmaceuticals market

in %

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)38.388.776.626.561.30.851.67.1

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Pharmaceuticals market

The online share refers to the proportion of the retail volume that is transacted via the Internet. It includes purchases via desktop PC, tablet or smartphone, both via website or app. Only retail of physical goods is taken into account. In the global Pharmaceuticals retail market, the online share is 30.5% and will increase by an average of 4.0% to 35.7% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total Pharmaceuticals market

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)96.9%89.5%22.7%72.1%42.1%85.2%20.8%47.7%

Market definition

Definition of the Pharmaceuticals market within the Care Products market

Market definition: Care Products > Health Care > Pharmaceuticals The category Pharmaceuticals includes the online trade of perscription pharmaceuticals and otc pharmaceuticals. This category does not cover medical supplies and medical consultations and health assessments. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Perscription pharmaceuticals
  • OTC pharmaceuticals

Out-of-scope

  • Medical supplies
  • Medical consultations and health assessments