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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Libya 100% 2004
=1 Iraq 100% 2004
=1 Syria 100% 2004
4 Egypt 99% 2002
5 Yemen 95.5% 2004
6 Iran 94.8% 2004
7 Algeria 94.6% 2004
8 Kuwait 90.4% 2004
9 Qatar 86.4% 2004
10 Lebanon 82.2% 2004
11 Morocco 76% 2004
12 Israel 75% 2004
13 Jordan 73.8% 2004
14 United Arab Emirates 71% 2004
15 Bahrain 69.3% 2004
16 Oman 57.1% 2004
17 Saudi Arabia 31% 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Health/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-private-expenditure-on-health

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health

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