St. Kitts and Nevis - 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 St. Kitts and Nevis was 41.77 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 48.37 in 2008, while its lowest value was 37.31 in 2000.

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 38.58
1996 39.00
1997 39.68
1998 38.17
1999 40.91
2000 37.31
2001 38.22
2002 40.14
2003 41.13
2004 44.29
2005 43.03
2006 39.98
2007 44.36
2008 48.37
2009 48.17
2010 41.72
2011 41.77

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services