Greece - 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 Greece was 26.39 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 43.45 in 1995, while its lowest value was 26.39 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 43.45
1996 42.20
1997 42.26
1998 42.74
1999 41.26
2000 34.36
2001 32.40
2002 35.02
2003 34.25
2004 35.22
2005 34.83
2006 32.87
2007 34.56
2008 37.86
2009 27.99
2010 28.93
2011 28.45
2012 28.44
2013 26.39

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services