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Barbados

Barbadian and Bajan Public health spending Stats

Definitions

  • % of GDP: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds."
  • % of government spending: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds."
  • % of total health spending: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of GDP 4.45% 2007 59th out of 181
% of government spending 11.91% 2007 76th out of 181
% of total health spending 63.95% 2007 86th out of 181

SOURCES: World Health Organisation National Health Account database (www.who.int/nha/en) supplemented by country data.

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