Denmark - 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 Denmark was 13.17 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 16.35 in 1998, while its lowest value was 13.17 in 2011.

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 16.30
1996 16.23
1997 16.33
1998 16.35
1999 14.60
2000 14.67
2001 14.41
2002 14.11
2003 13.98
2004 14.22
2005 14.05
2006 13.84
2007 13.95
2008 13.55
2009 13.17
2010 13.19
2011 13.17

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services