Angola - Out-of-pocket health expenditure

Out-of-pocket health expenditure (% of total expenditure on health)

Out-of-pocket health expenditure (% of total expenditure on health) in Angola was 27.31 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 61.97 in 1998, while its lowest value was 16.58 in 2009.

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.

Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).

See also:

Year Value
1995 21.95
1996 36.41
1997 44.35
1998 61.97
1999 54.04
2000 26.28
2001 32.95
2002 38.56
2003 37.29
2004 32.79
2005 33.14
2006 22.72
2007 26.94
2008 19.68
2009 16.58
2010 27.56
2011 27.31

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services