Croatia - 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 Croatia was 14.64 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 18.63 in 2002, while its lowest value was 12.42 in 1996.

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 13.54
1996 12.42
1997 15.52
1998 12.96
1999 12.66
2000 13.86
2001 14.39
2002 18.63
2003 16.68
2004 18.17
2005 13.41
2006 13.36
2007 12.45
2008 14.51
2009 14.49
2010 14.58
2011 14.64

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services