South Africa - Health expenditure

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP) in South Africa was 4.55 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 5.09 in 1999, while its lowest value was 4.13 in 2007.

Definition: Private health expenditure includes direct household (out-of-pocket) spending, private insurance, charitable donations, and direct service payments by private corporations.

Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 4.86
1996 4.63
1997 4.83
1998 4.90
1999 5.09
2000 4.78
2001 4.98
2002 4.85
2003 4.92
2004 4.71
2005 4.45
2006 4.21
2007 4.13
2008 4.15
2009 4.44
2010 4.51
2011 4.48
2012 4.52
2013 4.57
2014 4.55

Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure)

The value for Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure) in South Africa was 48.24 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 48.62 in 2012 and a minimum value of 39.97 in 2002.

Definition: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 41.38
1996 45.33
1997 43.72
1998 42.24
1999 40.19
2000 40.79
2001 40.06
2002 39.97
2003 40.42
2004 40.60
2005 42.68
2006 44.41
2007 45.11
2008 46.41
2009 47.07
2010 46.92
2011 47.99
2012 48.62
2013 47.92
2014 48.24

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure) in South Africa was 14.23 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 14.56 in 2011, while its lowest value was 12.79 in 2004.

Definition: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.

Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 12.98
1996 13.82
1997 13.81
1998 13.57
1999 13.14
2000 13.63
2001 13.62
2002 13.76
2003 13.75
2004 12.79
2005 13.01
2006 13.00
2007 13.15
2008 13.48
2009 13.29
2010 14.11
2011 14.56
2012 14.44
2013 14.23
2014 14.23

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) in South Africa was 4.24 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 4.28 in 2012, while its lowest value was 3.22 in 2004.

Definition: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.

Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 3.43
1996 3.84
1997 3.75
1998 3.58
1999 3.42
2000 3.29
2001 3.33
2002 3.23
2003 3.34
2004 3.22
2005 3.32
2006 3.36
2007 3.40
2008 3.60
2009 3.95
2010 3.99
2011 4.13
2012 4.28
2013 4.20
2014 4.24

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP) in South Africa was 8.80 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 8.80 in 2014, while its lowest value was 7.53 in 2007.

Definition: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).

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Year Value
1995 8.28
1996 8.47
1997 8.59
1998 8.49
1999 8.51
2000 8.07
2001 8.31
2002 8.09
2003 8.26
2004 7.93
2005 7.77
2006 7.57
2007 7.53
2008 7.75
2009 8.39
2010 8.50
2011 8.61
2012 8.79
2013 8.78
2014 8.80

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services