Tajikistan - 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 Tajikistan was 60.12 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 78.92 in 2002, while its lowest value was 54.34 in 1997.

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 58.06
1996 56.98
1997 54.34
1998 66.29
1999 70.95
2000 78.81
2001 78.63
2002 78.92
2003 77.64
2004 75.84
2005 73.66
2006 74.57
2007 73.04
2008 72.30
2009 67.79
2010 66.51
2011 60.12

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health services