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 53.04 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 58.66 in 2008, while its lowest value was 33.35 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 National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).

See also:

Year Value
1995 33.64
1996 34.00
1997 33.85
1998 33.35
1999 33.60
2000 35.78
2001 35.64
2002 36.30
2003 36.42
2004 36.58
2005 43.98
2006 50.09
2007 56.52
2008 58.66
2009 54.90
2010 49.98
2011 53.04

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services