Mexico - 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 Mexico was 46.52 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 56.62 in 1996, while its lowest value was 46.52 in 2011.

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 56.15
1996 56.62
1997 53.07
1998 51.79
1999 50.03
2000 50.94
2001 52.49
2002 53.27
2003 52.87
2004 51.91
2005 51.69
2006 51.30
2007 50.85
2008 49.24
2009 47.84
2010 47.05
2011 46.52

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services