Grenada - 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 Grenada was 50.45 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 57.09 in 1998, while its lowest value was 41.15 in 2001.

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 56.47
1996 56.61
1997 56.47
1998 57.09
1999 52.37
2000 47.97
2001 41.15
2002 47.19
2003 50.88
2004 53.07
2005 50.86
2006 48.90
2007 51.39
2008 53.68
2009 49.73
2010 53.75
2011 50.45

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services