Serbia - 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 Serbia was 36.19 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 36.43 in 2010, while its lowest value was 23.12 in 2002.

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 24.65
1996 24.65
1997 23.88
1998 25.36
1999 25.41
2000 25.26
2001 26.63
2002 23.12
2003 24.99
2004 27.32
2005 29.93
2006 32.92
2007 34.82
2008 35.14
2009 35.17
2010 36.43
2011 36.19

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services