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Health > Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health: Countries Compared

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 Turkmenistan 100% 2007
=1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 100% 2007
=1 Congo, Republic of the 100% 2007
=1 Libya 100% 2007
=1 Tuvalu 100% 2007
=1 Belize 100% 2007
=1 Mauritania 100% 2007
=1 Syria 100% 2007
=1 Gabon 100% 2007
=1 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 100% 2007
=1 Eritrea 100% 2007
=1 Angola 100% 2007
=1 Marshall Islands 100% 2007
=1 Iraq 100% 2007
=1 Bhutan 100% 2007
=1 Guyana 100% 2007
=1 Comoros 100% 2007
18 Sudan 99.99% 2007
19 Cape Verde 99.7% 2007
20 Mali 99.5% 2007
21 Guinea 99.49% 2007
22 Brunei 98.92% 2007
23 Romania 98.82% 2007
24 Djibouti 98.63% 2007
25 Kazakhstan 98.38% 2007
26 Lithuania 98.31% 2007
27 Uzbekistan 98.04% 2007
28 Moldova 97.56% 2007
29 Bangladesh 97.42% 2007
30 Grenada 97.17% 2007
31 Latvia 97.14% 2007
32 Paraguay 97.02% 2007
33 Niger 96.44% 2007
34 San Marino 96.25% 2007
35 Chad 96.2% 2007
36 Honduras 95.99% 2007
37 Nigeria 95.85% 2007
38 Burma 95.13% 2007
39 Norway 95.05% 2007
40 Central African Republic 94.98% 2007
41 Benin 94.92% 2007
42 Algeria 94.68% 2007
43 Greece 94.53% 2007
44 Cameroon 94.51% 2007
=45 Saint Lucia 94.41% 2007
=45 Saint Kitts and Nevis 94.41% 2007
47 Tajikistan 94.4% 2007
48 Estonia 94.08% 2007
49 Singapore 93.94% 2007
50 Albania 93.87% 2007
51 Mexico 93.14% 2007
52 Nicaragua 93.04% 2007
53 Guatemala 92.64% 2007
54 Ukraine 92.45% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 92.36% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 92.05% 2007
55 China 92.02% 2007
56 Croatia 91.88% 2007
57 Kyrgyzstan 91.86% 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 91.81% 2007
58 Iceland 91.73% 2007
59 Serbia and Montenegro 91.71% 2007
60 Kuwait 91.57% 2007
61 Armenia 91.42% 2007
62 Burkina Faso 91.3% 2007
63 Cuba 91.29% 2007
64 Nepal 90.83% 2007
65 Vietnam 90.23% 2007
66 India 89.93% 2007
67 Trinidad and Tobago 89.69% 2007
68 Malta 89.24% 2007
69 Czech Republic 89.03% 2007
70 Denmark 89.02% 2007
71 El Salvador 89.01% 2007
72 Cote d'Ivoire 88.72% 2007
73 Jordan 88.32% 2007
74 Qatar 88.2% 2007
75 Venezuela 88.07% 2007
76 Azerbaijan 87.84% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 87.15% 2007
77 Sweden 86.99% 2007
78 Georgia 86.84% 2007
79 Sri Lanka 86.73% 2007
80 Antigua and Barbuda 86.55% 2007
81 Bulgaria 86.43% 2007
82 Morocco 86.31% 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 86.13% 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 86.01% 2007
83 Italy 85.91% 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 85.55% 2007
84 Hungary 84.73% 2007
85 Cambodia 84.69% 2007
86 Tonga 84.66% 2007
87 Costa Rica 84.62% 2007
88 Cyprus 84.42% 2007
89 Mongolia 84.36% 2007
90 Tunisia 84.29% 2007
91 Togo 84.17% 2007
92 Philippines 83.71% 2007
93 Poland 83.25% 2007
94 Dominica 83.18% 2007
95 Russia 83.02% 2007
96 Panama 82.69% 2007
97 Pakistan 82.11% 2007
98 Mauritius 81.51% 2007
99 Monaco 81.37% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 81.33% 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 80.76% 2007
100 Japan 80.75% 2007
101 Barbados 80.7% 2007
102 Ethiopia 80.61% 2007
Europe average (profile) 80.54% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 80.05% 2007
103 Bolivia 79.45% 2007
104 Ghana 79.34% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 79.15% 2007
105 Fiji 79.15% 2007
106 Slovakia 79.09% 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 79.06% 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 78.68% 2007
107 Senegal 78.5% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 78% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 77.86% 2007
108 Lebanon 77.61% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 77.55% 2007
109 Portugal 77.45% 2007
110 Kenya 77.2% 2007
European Union average (profile) 76.98% 2007
111 Belgium 76.37% 2007
112 Laos 76.12% 2007
113 Samoa 76.11% 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 75.71% 2007
114 Equatorial Guinea 75.58% 2007
115 Peru 75.33% 2007
116 Ecuador 75.25% 2007
117 Switzerland 75.04% 2007
118 Tanzania 74.99% 2007
119 Andorra 74.78% 2007
120 Spain 74.65% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 74.52% 2007
121 Israel 74.37% 2007
122 Finland 74.35% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 74.1% 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 73.87% 2007
123 Malaysia 73.22% 2007
Christian countries average (profile) 73.1% 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 72.97% 2007
124 Maldives 72.02% 2007
125 Turkey 71.81% 2007
126 New Zealand 71.71% 2007
127 Thailand 71.69% 2007
128 Vanuatu 71.59% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 71.35% 2007
129 Jamaica 70.95% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 69.8% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 69.58% 2007
130 Belarus 69.43% 2007
131 Luxembourg 69.36% 2007
132 Lesotho 68.85% 2007
133 Madagascar 67.93% 2007
134 Bahrain 67.66% 2007
135 Zambia 67.63% 2007
136 Solomon Islands 66.66% 2007
137 Indonesia 66.21% 2007
138 Dominican Republic 65.29% 2007
139 Austria 65.24% 2007
140 United Arab Emirates 64.91% 2007
141 European Union 63.21% 2007
142 United Kingdom 62.68% 2007
143 Seychelles 62.5% 2007
144 Oman 61.33% 2007
145 Burundi 60.49% 2007
146 Suriname 60.15% 2007
147 Sao Tome and Principe 58.89% 2007
148 Sierra Leone 58.84% 2007
149 Brazil 58.81% 2007
150 Haiti 57.42% 2007
151 Germany 56.63% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 55.8% 2007
152 Guinea-Bissau 55.72% 2007
153 Australia 55.51% 2007
154 Chile 53.23% 2007
155 Liberia 52.24% 2007
156 Democratic Republic of the Congo 51.7% 2007
157 Ireland 51.24% 2007
158 Uganda 51.03% 2007
159 Zimbabwe 50.35% 2007
160 Uruguay 50.33% 2007
161 Canada 49.58% 2007
162 Colombia 48.68% 2007
163 Slovenia 48.63% 2007
164 The Gambia 48.44% 2007
165 Rwanda 44.36% 2007
166 Argentina 42.9% 2007
167 Swaziland 42.3% 2007
168 Mozambique 42.08% 2007
169 Papua New Guinea 41.34% 2007
170 The Bahamas 40.67% 2007
171 Palau 40.32% 2007
172 East Timor 37.2% 2007
173 Netherlands 33.51% 2007
174 France 32.49% 2007
175 Saudi Arabia 32.2% 2007
176 South Africa 29.68% 2007
177 Malawi 28.39% 2007
178 Botswana 27.28% 2007
179 United States 22.59% 2007
180 Namibia 5.77% 2007
181 Kiribati 5.28% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organisation National Health Account database (www.who.int/nha/en) supplemented by country data. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Health-services/Out--of--pocket-health-expenditure/%-of-private-expenditure-on-health

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