Bosnia and Herzegovina - 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina was 31.34 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 57.00 in 1998, while its lowest value was 30.81 in 2003.

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 52.93
1996 55.86
1997 55.52
1998 57.00
1999 45.55
2000 42.36
2001 39.32
2002 36.72
2003 30.81
2004 42.80
2005 42.73
2006 39.88
2007 36.27
2008 32.27
2009 31.24
2010 31.42
2011 31.34

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services