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AstraZeneca is growing above the industry average and making a significant contribution to a healthy future.

We create highly qualified jobs, promote talents, and offer our employees the opportunity for development.

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Our team has grown by 70% since 2017, well above the industry average

We create high quality jobs in Austria and promote the development of our talents.

AstraZeneca employees in Austria

(number), 2017-2022

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Employee growth

Growth, 2017-2021

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* as of August 2023

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AstraZeneca Austria creates around 550 direct and indirect jobs

For every person employed by AstraZeneca Austria, 1.2 more jobs are activated in the whole Austrian economy and further 0.8 outside the country

Employment and jobs created by AstraZeneca Austria nationally and internationally.

(FTE), 2022

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AstraZeneca is growing faster than other key industries in Austria

AstraZeneca Austria’s employee growth
and comparison with the
top 5 economic sectors in Austria

(% variation), 2017-2021 or last data available

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30,300 employees

337,500 employees

93,300 employees

76,600 employees

38,300 employees

N.B. Data extracted from the Eurostat database of annual detailed enterprise statistics for industry (NACE Rev. 2).

AstraZeneca invests in employees throughout Austria

We offer opportunities for the development of our employees in order to be able to realize professional and private goals.

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Headquarter or Field force?

How are our employees distributed among the areas of operation? Take a guess!

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Geographical distribution of AstraZeneca employees*

(% on total), 2022

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(*) Data reported in the graph consider the employees’ province of residence.

Two out of three employees have completed a university degree

Employees with a university degree, or tertiary level education

(% on total), 2022 or last available data

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1 out of 2 line managers at AstraZeneca Austria is female

A diverse team is important to us. This is how we create a working environment in which our employees are successful and contribute to the company's success.

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Female occupation, benchmarking

(% on total employees), 2022 or last available data )

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Women in senior and middle management roles and above*

(% on total), 2022 or last available data

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(*) Data refers to line managers and components of the Senior Management Team.

Source: The European House – Ambrosetti elaboration of AstraZeneca Austria, 2023