Madagascar - 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 Madagascar was 25.20 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 28.58 in 2010, while its lowest value was 16.11 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).

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Year Value
1995 24.66
1996 21.69
1997 20.54
1998 20.99
1999 20.55
2000 17.70
2001 16.11
2002 17.40
2003 19.01
2004 19.90
2005 20.64
2006 21.47
2007 22.94
2008 26.35
2009 27.46
2010 28.58
2011 25.20

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services