Jamaica - Out-of-Pocket Expenditure

Since 2014, Jamaica Out-Of-Pocket Expenditure fell by 5.5points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 139 among other countries in Out-Of-Pocket Expenditure with 15.9 Percent of Health Expenditure. Jamaica is overtaken by Saudi Arabia, which was ranked number 138 at 16.31 Percent of Health Expenditure and is followed by Maldives with 15.74 Percent of Health Expenditure. Yemen ranked the highest with 85.7 Percent of Health Expenditure in 2019, that is an increase of 1.7points compared to 2018. Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela witnessed the best average annual growth at +14.8points per year, while Brunei witnessed the worst performance at -12points per year.

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Date Percent of Health Expenditure
2019 15.90
2018 16.58
2017 17.23
2016 17.95
2015 18.87
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How does Jamaica rank in Out-Of-Pocket Expenditure?

# 186 Countries Percent of Health Expenditure Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Yemen
85.70 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.3 % View data
2 #2
Armenia
85.59 % 2019 +1.1 % +0.7 % View data
138 #138
Saudi Arabia
16.31 % 2019 +0.0 % +4.4 % View data
139 #139
Jamaica
15.90 % 2019 -4.1 % -5.5 % View data
140 #140
Maldives
15.74 % 2019 -10.7 % -11.0 % View data
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