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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.

  • £4.8bn

    adjusted R&D investment in 2021

  • 43

    new medicines in development at FY 2021

  • 21

    new vaccines in development at FY 2021

  • £34.1bn

    Group turnover in 2021

  • £8.8bn

    adjusted operating profit in 2021

  • £4.4bn

    free cash flow in 2021

  • £4bn

    dividends paid in 2021

  • 78%

    employee engagement score on our latest employee survey

  • 1st

    in Access to Medicines Index since the assessment began in 2008

  • 90,000

    we employ over 90,000 people across 92 countries

  • 12,000+

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