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Ireland

Ireland Public health spending Stats

Definitions

  • % of GDP: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds."
  • % of government spending: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds."
  • % of total health spending: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of GDP 6.11% 2007 30th out of 181
% of government spending 17.09% 2007 21st out of 181
% of total health spending 80.69% 2007 25th out of 181

SOURCES: World Health Organisation National Health Account database (www.who.int/nha/en) supplemented by country data.

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