Belgium - Health expenditure

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP) in Belgium was 2.34 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 2.42 in 2011, while its lowest value was 1.73 in 1996.

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 1.77
1996 1.73
1997 1.91
1998 1.99
1999 2.05
2000 2.06
2001 2.04
2002 2.22
2003 2.39
2004 2.19
2005 2.13
2006 2.21
2007 2.30
2008 2.20
2009 2.35
2010 2.27
2011 2.42
2012 2.35
2013 2.35
2014 2.34

Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure)

The value for Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure) in Belgium was 77.87 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 78.18 in 1996 and a minimum value of 73.80 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 76.80
1996 78.18
1997 75.38
1998 74.80
1999 74.58
2000 74.61
2001 75.41
2002 73.80
2003 74.36
2004 76.47
2005 76.94
2006 75.92
2007 75.15
2008 77.06
2009 77.39
2010 77.68
2011 76.81
2012 77.67
2013 77.81
2014 77.87

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure) in Belgium was 15.10 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 15.10 in 2014, while its lowest value was 11.22 in 1995.

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 11.22
1996 11.80
1997 11.44
1998 11.71
1999 12.02
2000 12.34
2001 12.73
2002 12.55
2003 13.55
2004 14.50
2005 13.71
2006 14.36
2007 14.41
2008 14.85
2009 14.97
2010 15.00
2011 14.95
2012 14.85
2013 15.10
2014 15.10

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) in Belgium was 8.25 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 8.25 in 2014, while its lowest value was 5.85 in 1995.

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 5.85
1996 6.18
1997 5.85
1998 5.90
1999 6.02
2000 6.06
2001 6.25
2002 6.24
2003 6.92
2004 7.13
2005 7.11
2006 6.96
2007 6.95
2008 7.40
2009 8.04
2010 7.90
2011 8.01
2012 8.19
2013 8.23
2014 8.25

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP) in Belgium was 10.59 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 10.59 in 2014, while its lowest value was 7.61 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).

See also:

Year Value
1995 7.61
1996 7.91
1997 7.77
1998 7.89
1999 8.08
2000 8.12
2001 8.29
2002 8.46
2003 9.30
2004 9.32
2005 9.24
2006 9.17
2007 9.25
2008 9.60
2009 10.39
2010 10.17
2011 10.42
2012 10.54
2013 10.57
2014 10.59

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health systems