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Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Out of pocket expenditure is any direct outlay by households, including gratuities and in-kind payments, to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. It is a part of private health expenditure.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Turkmenistan 100% 2004
=1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 100% 2004
=1 Dominica 100% 2004
=1 Congo, Republic of the 100% 2004
=1 Libya 100% 2004
=1 Palau 100% 2004
=1 Belize 100% 2004
=1 Sierra Leone 100% 2004
=1 Fiji 100% 2004
=1 Maldives 100% 2004
=1 Mauritania 100% 2004
=1 Syria 100% 2004
=1 Sao Tome and Principe 100% 2004
=1 Gabon 100% 2004
=1 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 100% 2004
=1 Eritrea 100% 2004
=1 Saint Lucia 100% 2004
=1 Somalia 100% 2001
=1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 100% 2004
=1 Angola 100% 2004
=1 Brunei 100% 2004
=1 Marshall Islands 100% 2004
=1 Kiribati 100% 2004
=1 Iraq 100% 2004
=1 Grenada 100% 2004
=1 Antigua and Barbuda 100% 2004
=1 Burundi 100% 2004
=1 Bhutan 100% 2004
=1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 100% 2004
=1 Iceland 100% 2004
=1 Kazakhstan 100% 2004
=1 North Korea 100% 2004
=1 Guyana 100% 2004
=1 Comoros 100% 2004
35 Benin 99.9% 2004
=36 Cape Verde 99.8% 2004
=36 Albania 99.8% 2004
=38 Guinea 99.5% 2004
=38 Mali 99.5% 2004
40 Burma 99.4% 2004
41 Egypt 99% 2002
42 Djibouti 98.6% 2004
43 Liberia 98.5% 2004
44 Latvia 98.3% 2004
45 Sudan 98.1% 2004
=46 Pakistan 98% 2004
=46 Bulgaria 98% 2004
48 Burkina Faso 97.9% 2004
49 Afghanistan 97.7% 2004
50 Tajikistan 97.3% 2004
51 Singapore 96.9% 2004
=52 Lithuania 96.8% 2004
=52 San Marino 96.8% 2004
54 Uzbekistan 96.2% 2004
55 Moldova 96% 2004
56 Nicaragua 95.9% 2004
57 Chad 95.8% 2004
58 Greece 95.7% 2004
South Asia average (profile) 95.56% 2004
=59 Yemen 95.5% 2004
=59 Czech Republic 95.5% 2004
61 Central African Republic 95.4% 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 95.21% 2004
62 Norway 95.2% 2004
63 Iran 94.8% 2004
64 Algeria 94.6% 2004
=65 Cameroon 94.5% 2004
=65 Senegal 94.5% 2004
67 Mexico 94.4% 2004
68 Kyrgyzstan 94.3% 2004
69 El Salvador 94.2% 2004
=70 India 93.8% 2004
=70 Croatia 93.8% 2004
72 Azerbaijan 93.6% 2004
=73 Cyprus 93.4% 2004
=73 Romania 93.4% 2004
=73 Japan 93.4% 2004
76 Mongolia 92.3% 2004
77 Sweden 92% 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 91.84% 2004
78 United Kingdom 91.8% 2004
failed states average (profile) 90.53% 2004
=79 Guatemala 90.5% 2004
=79 Ukraine 90.5% 2004
=81 Nigeria 90.4% 2004
=81 Kuwait 90.4% 2004
83 Laos 90.3% 2004
84 Malta 90.2% 2004
85 Guinea-Bissau 90% 2004
86 Poland 89.6% 2004
87 Armenia 89.2% 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 89.13% 2004
88 Estonia 88.8% 2004
=89 Costa Rica 88.7% 2004
=89 Cote d'Ivoire 88.7% 2004
91 Trinidad and Tobago 88.5% 2004
=92 Bangladesh 88.3% 2004
=92 Venezuela 88.3% 2004
94 Serbia and Montenegro 88.2% 2004
95 Nepal 88.1% 2004
=96 Hungary 88% 2004
=96 Vietnam 88% 2004
Former French colonies average (profile) 87.97% 2004
98 Georgia 87.2% 2004
Eastern Europe average (profile) 86.86% 2004
99 China 86.5% 2004
100 Qatar 86.4% 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 86.08% 2004
=101 Ecuador 85.4% 2004
=101 Cambodia 85.4% 2004
103 Niger 85.1% 2004
=104 Togo 84.9% 2004
=104 Tonga 84.9% 2004
106 Italy 84.4% 2004
107 Honduras 84.3% 2004
Religious countries average (profile) 84.18% 2004
108 Sri Lanka 84% 2004
109 Belgium 83.5% 2004
110 Tanzania 83.2% 2004
Hot countries average (profile) 82.84% 2004
=111 Panama 82.5% 2004
=111 Bolivia 82.5% 2004
Europe average (profile) 82.31% 2004
=113 Monaco 82.2% 2004
=113 Lebanon 82.2% 2004
115 Kenya 81.9% 2004
Cold countries average (profile) 81.8% 2004
116 Denmark 81.3% 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 81.07% 2004
117 Spain 81% 2004
=118 Finland 80.8% 2004
=118 Mauritius 80.8% 2004
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 79.84% 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 79.57% 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 79.56% 2004
European Union average (profile) 79.47% 2004
120 Portugal 79.4% 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 79.38% 2004
121 Peru 79.2% 2004
Landlocked countries average (profile) 79.05% 2004
122 Barbados 78.6% 2004
123 Ethiopia 78.3% 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 78.23% 2004
124 Ghana 78.2% 2004
125 Samoa 78% 2004
126 Philippines 77.9% 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 77.73% 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 77.62% 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 76.85% 2004
=127 Russia 76.7% 2004
=127 Switzerland 76.7% 2004
129 New Zealand 76.1% 2004
=130 South Korea 76% 2004
=130 Morocco 76% 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 75.67% 2004
Christian countries average (profile) 75.34% 2004
132 Equatorial Guinea 75.1% 2004
133 Israel 75% 2004
=134 Indonesia 74.7% 2004
=134 Thailand 74.7% 2004
136 Cuba 74.5% 2004
137 Malaysia 74.1% 2004
138 Jordan 73.8% 2004
=139 Slovakia 73.1% 2004
=139 Dominican Republic 73.1% 2004
141 Belarus 72.7% 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 72.49% 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 72.46% 2004
142 Paraguay 72.2% 2004
143 Zambia 71.4% 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 71.04% 2004
144 United Arab Emirates 71% 2004
145 Andorra 70.7% 2004
146 Luxembourg 69.9% 2004
147 Haiti 69.6% 2004
148 Bahrain 69.3% 2004
149 Turkey 69.1% 2004
150 The Gambia 68.2% 2004
151 Austria 67.92% 2004
152 Ireland 65.9% 2004
153 Brazil 64.2% 2004
154 Jamaica 63.6% 2004
155 Seychelles 62.5% 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 62.17% 2004
156 Australia 61.6% 2004
157 Suriname 60.2% 2004
=158 Vanuatu 57.5% 2004
=158 Germany 57.5% 2004
160 Oman 57.1% 2004
161 Solomon Islands 55.9% 2004
162 Madagascar 52.5% 2004
163 Uganda 51.3% 2004
164 Canada 49.4% 2004
165 Colombia 49% 2004
=166 Zimbabwe 48.7% 2004
=166 Argentina 48.7% 2004
168 Papua New Guinea 46.4% 2004
169 Chile 45.9% 2004
170 The Bahamas 40.3% 2004
171 Swaziland 40.2% 2004
172 Federated States of Micronesia 40% 2004
173 Slovenia 39.5% 2004
174 Mozambique 38.5% 2004
175 Rwanda 36.9% 2004
176 Malawi 35.2% 2004
177 France 34.9% 2004
178 Uruguay 31.1% 2004
179 Saudi Arabia 31% 2004
180 Botswana 27.9% 2004
181 East Timor 25.6% 2004
182 United States 23.8% 2004
183 Netherlands 20.6% 2004
184 Lesotho 18.2% 2004
185 Namibia 18.1% 2004
186 South Africa 17.2% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-private-expenditure-on-health

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