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Sub-Saharan 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Eritrea 100% 2004
=1 Sierra Leone 100% 2004
=1 Angola 100% 2004
=1 Somalia 100% 2001
=1 Mauritania 100% 2004
=1 Sao Tome and Principe 100% 2004
=1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 100% 2004
=1 Burundi 100% 2004
=1 Gabon 100% 2004
=1 Comoros 100% 2004
11 Benin 99.9% 2004
12 Cape Verde 99.8% 2004
=13 Mali 99.5% 2004
=13 Guinea 99.5% 2004
15 Djibouti 98.6% 2004
16 Liberia 98.5% 2004
17 Sudan 98.1% 2004
18 Burkina Faso 97.9% 2004
19 Chad 95.8% 2004
20 Central African Republic 95.4% 2004
=21 Cameroon 94.5% 2004
=21 Senegal 94.5% 2004
23 Nigeria 90.4% 2004
24 Guinea-Bissau 90% 2004
25 Cote d'Ivoire 88.7% 2004
26 Niger 85.1% 2004
27 Togo 84.9% 2004
28 Tanzania 83.2% 2004
29 Kenya 81.9% 2004
30 Mauritius 80.8% 2004
31 Ethiopia 78.3% 2004
32 Ghana 78.2% 2004
33 Equatorial Guinea 75.1% 2004
34 Zambia 71.4% 2004
35 The Gambia 68.2% 2004
36 Seychelles 62.5% 2004
37 Madagascar 52.5% 2004
38 Uganda 51.3% 2004
39 Zimbabwe 48.7% 2004
40 Swaziland 40.2% 2004
41 Mozambique 38.5% 2004
42 Rwanda 36.9% 2004
43 Malawi 35.2% 2004
44 Botswana 27.9% 2004
45 Lesotho 18.2% 2004
46 Namibia 18.1% 2004
47 South Africa 17.2% 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-private-expenditure-on-health

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health

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