Pakistan - Access to affordable health care

Increase in poverty gap at $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (USD)

The value for Increase in poverty gap at $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (USD) in Pakistan was 0.22 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1.51 in 2001 and a minimum value of 0.22 in 2015.

Definition: Increase in poverty gap at $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure, expressed in US dollars (2011 PPP). The poverty gap increase due to out-of-pocket health spending is one way to measure how much out-of-pocket health spending pushes people below or further below the poverty line (the difference in the poverty gap due to out-of-pocket health spending being included or excluded from the measure of household welfare). This difference corresponds to the total out-of-pocket health spending for households that are already below the poverty line, to the amount that exceeds the shortfall between the poverty line and total consumption for households that are impoverished by out-of-pocket health spending and to zero for households whose consumption is above the poverty line after accounting for out-of-pocket health spending.

Source: World Health Organization and World Bank. 2019. Global Monitoring Report on Financial Protection in Health 2019.

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Year Value
2001 1.51
2004 0.88
2007 0.47
2010 0.33
2011 0.40
2013 0.38
2015 0.22

Increase in poverty gap at $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (% of poverty line)

The value for Increase in poverty gap at $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (% of poverty line) in Pakistan was 0.115 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.793 in 2001 and a minimum value of 0.115 in 2015.

Definition: Increase in poverty gap at $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure, as a percentage of the $1.90 poverty line. The poverty gap increase due to out-of-pocket health spending is one way to measure how much out-of-pocket health spending pushes people below or further below the poverty line (the difference in the poverty gap due to out-of-pocket health spending being included or excluded from the measure of household welfare). This difference corresponds to the total out-of-pocket health spending for households that are already below the poverty line, to the amount that exceeds the shortfall between the poverty line and total consumption for households that are impoverished by out-of-pocket health spending and to zero for households whose consumption is above the poverty line after accounting for out-of-pocket health spending.

Source: World Health Organization and World Bank. 2019. Global Monitoring Report on Financial Protection in Health 2019.

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Year Value
2001 0.793
2004 0.464
2007 0.246
2010 0.174
2011 0.209
2013 0.200
2015 0.115

Proportion of population pushed below the $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line by out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%)

Proportion of population pushed below the $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line by out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%) in Pakistan was 0.87 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 14 years was 3.01 in 2001, while its lowest value was 0.87 in 2015.

Definition: Proportion of population pushed below the $1.90 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line by out-of-pocket health care expenditure. This indicator shows the fraction of a country's households experiencing impoverishing expenditures, defined as expenditures without which the household would have been above the $ 1.90 poverty line, but because of the expenditures is below the poverty line.

Source: World Health Organization and World Bank. 2019. Global Monitoring Report on Financial Protection in Health 2019.

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Year Value
2001 3.01
2004 1.92
2007 1.49
2010 1.01
2011 1.18
2013 1.29
2015 0.87

Increase in poverty gap at $3.20 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (USD)

The value for Increase in poverty gap at $3.20 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (USD) in Pakistan was 2.90 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5.73 in 2001 and a minimum value of 2.90 in 2015.

Definition: Increase in poverty gap at $3.20 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure, expressed in US dollars (2011 PPP). The poverty gap increase due to out-of-pocket health spending is one way to measure how much out-of-pocket health spending pushes people below or further below the poverty line (the difference in the poverty gap due to out-of-pocket health spending being included or excluded from the measure of household welfare). This difference corresponds to the total out-of-pocket health spending for households that are already below the poverty line, to the amount that exceeds the shortfall between the poverty line and total consumption for households that are impoverished by out-of-pocket health spending and to zero for households whose consumption is above the poverty line after accounting for out-of-pocket health spending.

Source: World Health Organization and World Bank. 2019. Global Monitoring Report on Financial Protection in Health 2019.

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Year Value
2001 5.73
2004 4.93
2007 3.82
2010 3.13
2011 3.53
2013 3.67
2015 2.90

Increase in poverty gap at $3.20 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (% of poverty line)

The value for Increase in poverty gap at $3.20 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure (% of poverty line) in Pakistan was 0.91 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1.79 in 2001 and a minimum value of 0.91 in 2015.

Definition: Increase in poverty gap at $3.20 ($ 2011 PPP) poverty line due to out-of-pocket health care expenditure, as a percentage of the $3.20 poverty line. The poverty gap increase due to out-of-pocket health spending is one way to measure how much out-of-pocket health spending pushes people below or further below the poverty line (the difference in the poverty gap due to out-of-pocket health spending being included or excluded from the measure of household welfare). This difference corresponds to the total out-of-pocket health spending for households that are already below the poverty line, to the amount that exceeds the shortfall between the poverty line and total consumption for households that are impoverished by out-of-pocket health spending and to zero for households whose consumption is above the poverty line after accounting for out-of-pocket health spending.

Source: World Health Organization and World Bank. 2019. Global Monitoring Report on Financial Protection in Health 2019.

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Year Value
2001 1.79
2004 1.54
2007 1.19
2010 0.98
2011 1.10
2013 1.15
2015 0.91

Proportion of population spending more than 10% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%)

Proportion of population spending more than 10% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%) in Pakistan was 4.47 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 5.96 in 2001, while its lowest value was 2.71 in 2007.

Definition: Proportion of population spending more than 10% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure.

Source: World Health Organization and World Bank. 2019. Global Monitoring Report on Financial Protection in Health 2019.

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Year Value
1991 4.46
2001 5.96
2004 3.37
2007 2.71
2010 3.04
2011 3.76
2013 5.61
2015 4.47

Proportion of population spending more than 25% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%)

Proportion of population spending more than 25% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%) in Pakistan was 0.498 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 0.837 in 1991, while its lowest value was 0.038 in 2007.

Definition: Proportion of population spending more than 25% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure.

Source: World Health Organization and World Bank. 2019. Global Monitoring Report on Financial Protection in Health 2019.

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Year Value
1991 0.837
2001 0.085
2004 0.066
2007 0.038
2010 0.366
2011 0.487
2013 0.643
2015 0.498

UHC service coverage index

Definition: Coverage index for essential health services (based on tracer interventions that include reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, infectious diseases, noncommunicable diseases and service capacity and access). It is presented on a scale of 0 to 100.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository (https://www.who.int/data/gho).

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Year Value
2015 42.00
2017 45.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Universal Health Coverage