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Key facts

We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose to improve the quality of human life by helping people do more, feel better, live longer. Here are some of our key facts.

  • £4.6bn

    adjusted R&D investment in 2020

  • 40

    new medicines in development at FY 2020

  • 17

    new vaccines in development at FY 2020

  • £34bn

    turnover in 2020

  • £9bn

    adjusted operating profit in 2020

  • £5.4bn

    free cash flow in 2020

  • £4bn

    dividends paid in 2020

  • 84%

    employee engagement score on our latest employee survey

  • £250m

    donated in 2020 to community health programmes

  • 1st

    in Access to Medicines Index since the assessment began in 2008

  • 94,000+

    we employ over 94,000 people across 96 markets

  • 12,000+

    over 12,000 people work in R&D across our three global businesses