Bosnia and Herzegovina - Risk of impoverishing expenditure for surgical care (% of people at risk)

Definition: The proportion of population at risk of impoverishing expenditure when surgical care is required. Impoverishing expenditure is defined as direct out of pocket payments for surgical and anaesthesia care which drive people below a poverty threshold (using a threshold of $1.25 PPP/day).

Source: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (

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Year Value
2014 9.20

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors