Chile - 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 Chile was 31.75 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 45.94 in 1997, while its lowest value was 31.75 in 2013.

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 Global Health Expenditure database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).

See also:

Year Value
1995 41.76
1996 43.19
1997 45.94
1998 45.45
1999 44.91
2000 41.88
2001 39.78
2002 40.97
2003 42.10
2004 41.24
2005 41.47
2006 39.56
2007 37.95
2008 36.53
2009 33.64
2010 33.46
2011 33.31
2012 32.44
2013 31.75

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services