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 30.06 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 48.86 in 1995, while its lowest value was 30.06 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 48.86
1996 44.71
1997 43.01
1998 43.68
1999 43.02
2000 38.57
2001 35.92
2002 38.09
2003 40.66
2004 39.59
2005 39.70
2006 37.18
2007 36.04
2008 38.52
2009 40.88
2010 38.97
2011 37.00
2012 39.66
2013 30.06

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services