Mauritius - 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 Mauritius was 46.53 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 55.57 in 2008, while its lowest value was 33.31 in 1998.

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 33.60
1996 33.96
1997 33.81
1998 33.31
1999 33.59
2000 35.78
2001 35.64
2002 36.30
2003 38.15
2004 36.58
2005 42.66
2006 46.11
2007 49.14
2008 55.57
2009 51.32
2010 47.19
2011 46.57
2012 47.33
2013 46.53

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services