South Africa - Health expenditure

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP) in South Africa was 4.61 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 5.65 in 2004, while its lowest value was 4.33 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 4.48
1996 5.10
1997 5.05
1998 5.20
1999 5.33
2000 4.86
2001 5.12
2002 5.12
2003 5.15
2004 5.65
2005 5.42
2006 5.13
2007 4.33
2008 4.36
2009 4.62
2010 4.63
2011 4.50
2012 4.61
2013 4.61

Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure)

The value for Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure) in South Africa was 48.43 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 48.43 in 2013 and a minimum value of 35.93 in 1996.

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 39.64
1996 35.93
1997 38.79
1998 39.37
1999 40.08
2000 41.34
2001 40.39
2002 39.71
2003 40.27
2004 36.56
2005 38.38
2006 39.91
2007 44.48
2008 45.78
2009 46.69
2010 46.59
2011 47.70
2012 48.37
2013 48.43

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure) in South Africa was 14.02 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 14.02 in 2013, while its lowest value was 9.69 in 1996.

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 10.13
1996 9.69
1997 11.56
1998 12.07
1999 13.23
2000 13.32
2001 13.55
2002 13.33
2003 13.32
2004 11.90
2005 12.39
2006 12.20
2007 12.48
2008 12.72
2009 12.89
2010 13.56
2011 14.02
2012 14.02
2013 14.02

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) in South Africa was 4.33 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 4.33 in 2013, while its lowest value was 2.86 in 1996.

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 2.94
1996 2.86
1997 3.20
1998 3.38
1999 3.56
2000 3.43
2001 3.47
2002 3.37
2003 3.47
2004 3.26
2005 3.38
2006 3.41
2007 3.46
2008 3.68
2009 4.05
2010 4.04
2011 4.11
2012 4.31
2013 4.33

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP) in South Africa was 8.93 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 8.93 in 2013, while its lowest value was 7.42 in 1995.

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 7.42
1996 7.96
1997 8.26
1998 8.58
1999 8.89
2000 8.29
2001 8.58
2002 8.49
2003 8.62
2004 8.91
2005 8.80
2006 8.53
2007 7.79
2008 8.04
2009 8.67
2010 8.66
2011 8.61
2012 8.92
2013 8.93

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services