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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 100% 2004
=1 Saint Lucia 100% 2004
=1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 100% 2004
=1 Belize 100% 2004
=1 Dominica 100% 2004
=1 Grenada 100% 2004
=1 Antigua and Barbuda 100% 2004
=1 Guyana 100% 2004
9 Nicaragua 95.9% 2004
10 Mexico 94.4% 2004
11 El Salvador 94.2% 2004
12 Guatemala 90.5% 2004
13 Costa Rica 88.7% 2004
14 Trinidad and Tobago 88.5% 2004
15 Venezuela 88.3% 2004
16 Ecuador 85.4% 2004
17 Honduras 84.3% 2004
=18 Panama 82.5% 2004
=18 Bolivia 82.5% 2004
20 Peru 79.2% 2004
21 Barbados 78.6% 2004
22 Cuba 74.5% 2004
23 Dominican Republic 73.1% 2004
24 Paraguay 72.2% 2004
25 Haiti 69.6% 2004
26 Brazil 64.2% 2004
27 Jamaica 63.6% 2004
28 Suriname 60.2% 2004
29 Colombia 49% 2004
30 Argentina 48.7% 2004
31 Chile 45.9% 2004
32 The Bahamas 40.3% 2004
33 Uruguay 31.1% 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Health/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-private-expenditure-on-health

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health

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