Kuwait - Health expenditure

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP) in Kuwait was 0.47 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 0.93 in 1998, while its lowest value was 0.42 in 2008.

Definition: Private health expenditure includes direct household (out-of-pocket) spending, private insurance, charitable donations, and direct service payments by private corporations.

Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 0.68
1996 0.71
1997 0.74
1998 0.93
1999 0.76
2000 0.60
2001 0.67
2002 0.72
2003 0.64
2004 0.56
2005 0.48
2006 0.43
2007 0.45
2008 0.42
2009 0.56
2010 0.52
2011 0.47

Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure)

The value for Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure) in Kuwait was 82.17 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 85.44 in 2009 and a minimum value of 75.97 in 2000.

Definition: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 81.87
1996 79.45
1997 79.88
1998 79.00
1999 79.38
2000 75.97
2001 81.38
2002 79.80
2003 80.23
2004 79.72
2005 79.80
2006 81.05
2007 78.68
2008 78.25
2009 85.44
2010 80.37
2011 82.17

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure) in Kuwait was 5.91 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 9.86 in 2001, while its lowest value was 5.31 in 2007.

Definition: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.

Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 5.96
1996 6.29
1997 6.99
1998 6.97
1999 6.61
2000 5.50
2001 9.86
2002 6.95
2003 7.50
2004 6.97
2005 7.09
2006 7.84
2007 5.31
2008 6.18
2009 5.63
2010 6.86
2011 5.91

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) in Kuwait was 2.19 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 3.51 in 1998, while its lowest value was 1.51 in 2008.

Definition: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.

Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 3.08
1996 2.75
1997 2.95
1998 3.51
1999 2.91
2000 1.91
2001 2.94
2002 2.85
2003 2.59
2004 2.20
2005 1.90
2006 1.83
2007 1.68
2008 1.51
2009 3.26
2010 2.11
2011 2.19

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP) in Kuwait was 2.66 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 4.44 in 1998, while its lowest value was 1.92 in 2008.

Definition: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 3.76
1996 3.47
1997 3.69
1998 4.44
1999 3.67
2000 2.51
2001 3.61
2002 3.57
2003 3.23
2004 2.76
2005 2.38
2006 2.25
2007 2.13
2008 1.92
2009 3.82
2010 2.63
2011 2.66

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services