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High income OECD countries Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health

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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 100% 2004
2 Greece 95.7% 2004
3 Czech Republic 95.5% 2004
4 Norway 95.2% 2004
5 Japan 93.4% 2004
6 Sweden 92% 2004
7 United Kingdom 91.8% 2004
8 Poland 89.6% 2004
9 Estonia 88.8% 2004
10 Italy 84.4% 2004
11 Belgium 83.5% 2004
12 Denmark 81.3% 2004
13 Spain 81% 2004
14 Finland 80.8% 2004
15 Portugal 79.4% 2004
16 Switzerland 76.7% 2004
17 New Zealand 76.1% 2004
18 South Korea 76% 2004
19 Israel 75% 2004
20 Slovakia 73.1% 2004
21 Luxembourg 69.9% 2004
22 Austria 67.92% 2004
23 Ireland 65.9% 2004
24 Australia 61.6% 2004
25 Germany 57.5% 2004
26 Canada 49.4% 2004
27 Chile 45.9% 2004
28 Slovenia 39.5% 2004
29 France 34.9% 2004
30 United States 23.8% 2004
31 Netherlands 20.6% 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/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Health/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-private-expenditure-on-health

High income OECD countries Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health

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