Risk of catastrophic expenditure for surgical care (% of people at risk) - Country Ranking - Central America & the Caribbean

Definition: The proportion of population at risk of catastrophic expenditure when surgical care is required. Catastrophic expenditure is definined as direct out of pocket payments for surgical and anaesthesia care exceeding 10% of total income.

Source: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (www.lancetglobalsurgery.org).

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Honduras 58.40 2014
2 Guatemala 50.10 2014
3 St. Kitts and Nevis 44.60 2014
4 St. Lucia 41.80 2014
5 Nicaragua 40.40 2014
6 Grenada 37.00 2014
7 Belize 36.40 2014
8 Panama 35.00 2014
9 Dominican Republic 31.90 2014
10 El Salvador 31.20 2014
11 Haiti 30.80 2014
12 Costa Rica 29.20 2014
13 Jamaica 28.60 2014
14 Trinidad and Tobago 27.70 2014
15 Dominica 27.30 2014
15 The Bahamas 27.30 2014
17 Antigua and Barbuda 27.20 2014
18 Cuba 26.70 2014
19 Barbados 26.10 2014
20 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 24.20 2014

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual