Central African Republic - 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 Central African Republic was 43.37 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 57.66 in 1996, while its lowest value was 39.81 in 2008.

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 53.82
1996 57.66
1997 56.58
1998 57.51
1999 49.75
2000 46.20
2001 48.33
2002 46.22
2003 47.51
2004 50.53
2005 46.21
2006 47.02
2007 42.46
2008 39.81
2009 48.43
2010 44.19
2011 43.37

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services