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

DEFINITION: Out-of-pocket health expenditure (% of total expenditure on health). 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 Burma 80.68% 2011
2 Afghanistan 79.37% 2011
3 Yemen 78.05% 2011
4 Sierra Leone 74.92% 2011
5 Chad 70.47% 2011
6 Azerbaijan 70.09% 2011
7 Georgia 69.49% 2011
8 Sudan 69.11% 2011
9 Guinea 67.35% 2011
10 Cameroon 65.08% 2011
11 Cote d'Ivoire 64.28% 2011
12 Pakistan 63.01% 2011
13 Bangladesh 61.27% 2011
14 Singapore 60.42% 2011
15 Nigeria 60.42% 2011
16 Tajikistan 60.12% 2011
17 India 59.36% 2011
18 Iran 58.46% 2011
19 Egypt 58.17% 2011
20 Morocco 57.99% 2011
21 Armenia 57.36% 2011
22 Venezuela 57% 2011
23 Sao Tome and Principe 56.91% 2011
24 Cambodia 56.89% 2011
25 Lebanon 56.47% 2011
26 Paraguay 56.14% 2011
27 Philippines 55.92% 2011
28 Vietnam 55.68% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 55.66% 2011
failed states average (profile) 55.51% 2011
29 South Sudan 55.43% 2011
30 Somalia 55.38% 2001
31 Albania 55.02% 2011
32 Nepal 54.84% 2011
33 Mali 54.34% 2011
34 Guatemala 53.41% 2011
35 Mauritius 53.04% 2011
36 Eritrea 51.23% 2011
37 Saint Lucia 51.1% 2011
38 Syria 51% 2011
39 Grenada 50.45% 2011
40 Indonesia 49.88% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 49.79% 2011
41 Cyprus 49.38% 2011
42 Ecuador 49.37% 2011
43 Maldives 49.1% 2011
44 Honduras 47.93% 2011
45 Uganda 47.77% 2011
46 Gabon 46.55% 2011
47 Mexico 46.52% 2011
48 Kenya 46.38% 2011
49 Sri Lanka 45.94% 2011
50 Ukraine 45.17% 2011
51 Moldova 44.95% 2011
52 Uzbekistan 43.87% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 43.62% 2011
53 Burundi 43.62% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 43.59% 2011
54 Democratic Republic of the Congo 43.54% 2011
55 Central African Republic 43.37% 2011
56 Bulgaria 43.25% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 43.14% 2011
57 Benin 42.62% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 42.37% 2011
58 Nicaragua 42.22% 2011
59 Comoros 42.17% 2011
60 Saint Kitts and Nevis 41.77% 2011
61 Malaysia 41.72% 2011
62 Kazakhstan 41.52% 2011
63 Guinea-Bissau 41.33% 2011
64 Togo 40.39% 2011
65 Dominican Republic 39.97% 2011
66 Mongolia 39.73% 2011
67 Laos 39.68% 2011
68 Latvia 39.61% 2011
69 Tunisia 39.48% 2011
70 Turkmenistan 39.24% 2011
71 Trinidad and Tobago 38.54% 2011
72 Peru 38.35% 2011
73 Republic of Macedonia 38.25% 2011
74 Niger 37.58% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 37.39% 2011
75 Mauritania 37.27% 2011
76 Chile 37.16% 2011
77 Greece 36.68% 2011
78 Burkina Faso 36.57% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 36.4% 2011
79 Serbia 36.19% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 36.03% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 35.91% 2011
80 Russia 35.39% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 35.35% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 34.89% 2011
81 China 34.77% 2011
82 Kyrgyzstan 34.38% 2011
83 Malta 33.92% 2011
84 Ethiopia 33.76% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 33.69% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 33.57% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 32.98% 2011
85 South Korea 32.89% 2011
86 Senegal 32.74% 2011
87 Jamaica 32.54% 2011
88 El Salvador 32.31% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 32.17% 2011
89 Tanzania 31.72% 2011
90 Djibouti 31.62% 2011
91 Equatorial Guinea 31.6% 2011
92 Republic of the Congo 31.51% 2011
93 Brazil 31.34% 2011
94 Bosnia and Herzegovina 31.34% 2011
95 Libya 31.21% 2011
96 Zimbabwe 30.98% 2001
OPEC countries average (profile) 30.54% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 30.19% 2011
97 Montenegro 30.04% 2011
98 Ghana 29.11% 2011
99 Barbados 28.98% 2011
100 The Bahamas 28.73% 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 28.42% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 28.32% 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 28.25% 2011
101 Antigua and Barbuda 28.19% 2011
102 Lithuania 27.91% 2011
103 Portugal 27.31% 2011
104 Angola 27.31% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 27.3% 2011
105 Costa Rica 27.22% 2011
106 Zambia 26.97% 2011
107 Panama 26.83% 2011
108 Belarus 26.7% 2011
Europe average (profile) 26.66% 2011
109 Slovakia 26.17% 2011
110 Hungary 26.17% 2011
111 Bolivia 25.82% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 25.81% 2011
112 Madagascar 25.2% 2011
113 Switzerland 25% 2011
114 Argentina 24.72% 2011
115 Jordan 24.68% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 24.02% 2011
116 Dominica 23.56% 2011
117 Belize 23.4% 2011
118 Cape Verde 23.36% 2011
119 Poland 22.85% 2011
120 The Gambia 22.26% 2011
121 Haiti 22.06% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 21.68% 2011
European Union average (profile) 21.39% 2011
122 Rwanda 21.38% 2011
123 Israel 21.37% 2011
124 Fiji 20.96% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 20.96% 2011
125 Spain 20.12% 2011
126 Italy 19.93% 2011
127 Australia 19.83% 2011
128 Andorra 19.64% 2011
129 Romania 19.41% 2011
130 Iraq 19.32% 2011
131 Finland 19.16% 2011
132 Belgium 19.13% 2011
133 Estonia 18.58% 2011
134 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 18.26% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 18.23% 2011
135 Algeria 18.23% 2011
136 Iceland 18.23% 2011
137 Saudi Arabia 18.04% 2011
138 Guyana 17.97% 2011
139 Lesotho 17.89% 2011
140 Liberia 17.67% 2011
141 Colombia 17.02% 2011
142 Sweden 16.92% 2011
143 Bahrain 16.56% 2011
144 Japan 16.4% 2011
145 Austria 16.35% 2011
146 United Arab Emirates 16.18% 2011
147 Kuwait 16.15% 2011
148 Turkey 16.14% 2011
149 Bhutan 15.28% 2011
150 Czech Republic 15.09% 2011
151 Brunei 14.79% 2011
152 San Marino 14.74% 2011
153 Croatia 14.64% 2011
154 Ireland 14.54% 2011
155 Canada 14.38% 2011
156 Malawi 14.2% 2011
157 European Union 13.96% 2011
158 Thailand 13.69% 2011
159 Qatar 13.65% 2011
160 Norway 13.58% 2011
161 Denmark 13.17% 2011
162 Uruguay 13.09% 2011
163 Swaziland 13.07% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 13.01% 2011
164 Slovenia 12.95% 2011
165 Marshall Islands 12.58% 2011
166 Germany 12.41% 2011
167 Papua New Guinea 11.73% 2011
168 Palau 11.57% 2011
169 Luxembourg 11.45% 2011
170 Oman 11.45% 2011
171 United States 11.29% 2011
172 Tonga 11.14% 2011
173 Suriname 11.02% 2011
174 New Zealand 10.5% 2011
175 United Kingdom 9.18% 2011
176 Mozambique 9.01% 2011
177 Federated States of Micronesia 8.99% 2011
178 Namibia 7.67% 2011
179 France 7.46% 2011
180 South Africa 7.21% 2011
181 Samoa 7.05% 2011
182 Monaco 7% 2011
183 Vanuatu 6.87% 2011
184 Seychelles 5.44% 2011
185 Cuba 5.32% 2011
186 Netherlands 5.08% 2011
187 Botswana 4.97% 2011
188 East Timor 4.04% 2011
189 Solomon Islands 2.95% 2011
190 Kiribati 1.31% 2011
191 Tuvalu 0.107% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-total-expenditure-on-health

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