Key Facts

Lilly at a Glance

  • A heritage 147 years strong: company founded on May 10, 1876

  • Headquarters located in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.

  • More than 39,000 employees worldwide

  • Approximately 9,400 employees engaged in research and development

  • Clinical research conducted in more than 55 countries

  • Research and development facilities located in 7 countries

  • Manufacturing plants located in 7 countries

  • Products marketed in 110 countries

Employees

  • Lilly Australia and New Zealand: 215 (July 31, 2023)

  • Worldwide total: 39,761 (March 31, 2023)

Social Impact:

  • $90M USD total commitment to global health efforts through 2022

  • $3.1B USD total product donations in 2021

  • $30.5M USD Total cash donations in 2021, including $22.7M USD from the Lilly Foundation

  • $12.6M USD donated by Lilly employees and the Lilly Foundation for more than 400 United Way chapters in 2021

  • 1.2M employee volunteer hours through Lilly Global Day of Service since 2008

Research & Development

2022 Expenditures, U.S. Dollars

  • $7,190.8 million

  • ~$29 million/workday 

  • R&D as a percentage of sales: 25.2% 

  • Employees engaged in R&D activities: ~9,400

  • Percentage of total workforce: 23.6% 

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