Burkina Faso - 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 Burkina Faso was 36.57 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 59.09 in 2001, while its lowest value was 32.91 in 2010.

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 57.70
1996 58.08
1997 55.52
1998 56.63
1999 55.49
2000 56.95
2001 59.09
2002 52.87
2003 49.40
2004 44.07
2005 38.13
2006 39.37
2007 37.24
2008 38.06
2009 37.43
2010 32.91
2011 36.57

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services