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South and Central Asia 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 Bhutan 100% 2004
=1 Kazakhstan 100% 2004
=1 Maldives 100% 2004
=1 Turkmenistan 100% 2004
5 Pakistan 98% 2004
6 Afghanistan 97.7% 2004
7 Tajikistan 97.3% 2004
8 Uzbekistan 96.2% 2004
9 Kyrgyzstan 94.3% 2004
10 India 93.8% 2004
11 Bangladesh 88.3% 2004
12 Nepal 88.1% 2004
13 Sri Lanka 84% 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/South-and-Central-Asia/Health/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-private-expenditure-on-health

South and Central Asia Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health

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