Saudi Arabia - Health expenditure

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP) in Saudi Arabia was 1.19 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 1.39 in 1995, while its lowest value was 0.91 in 2006.

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 1.39
1996 1.32
1997 1.28
1998 1.37
1999 1.30
2000 1.18
2001 1.23
2002 1.19
2003 1.12
2004 1.02
2005 0.94
2006 0.91
2007 0.98
2008 0.98
2009 1.30
2010 1.23
2011 1.07
2012 1.11
2013 1.14
2014 1.19

Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure)

The value for Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure) in Saudi Arabia was 74.52 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 74.52 in 2014 and a minimum value of 52.62 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. 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 52.62
1996 55.14
1997 57.87
1998 58.74
1999 68.39
2000 72.06
2001 72.54
2002 72.16
2003 72.07
2004 71.48
2005 72.49
2006 74.41
2007 71.90
2008 65.83
2009 68.23
2010 64.85
2011 70.00
2012 71.24
2013 73.03
2014 74.52

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure) in Saudi Arabia was 8.21 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 9.01 in 2006, while its lowest value was 4.40 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 4.40
1996 4.48
1997 4.55
1998 5.20
1999 8.55
2000 8.57
2001 8.22
2002 7.95
2003 8.07
2004 7.33
2005 8.13
2006 9.01
2007 7.94
2008 6.52
2009 6.96
2010 6.22
2011 7.03
2012 7.75
2013 8.21
2014 8.21

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) in Saudi Arabia was 3.49 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 3.49 in 2014, while its lowest value was 1.54 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 1.54
1996 1.62
1997 1.75
1998 1.95
1999 2.80
2000 3.05
2001 3.26
2002 3.09
2003 2.90
2004 2.56
2005 2.48
2006 2.64
2007 2.51
2008 1.89
2009 2.79
2010 2.27
2011 2.50
2012 2.75
2013 3.10
2014 3.49

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP) in Saudi Arabia was 4.68 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 4.68 in 2014, while its lowest value was 2.87 in 2008.

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 2.93
1996 2.93
1997 3.03
1998 3.31
1999 4.10
2000 4.24
2001 4.49
2002 4.28
2003 4.02
2004 3.58
2005 3.42
2006 3.55
2007 3.49
2008 2.87
2009 4.09
2010 3.49
2011 3.57
2012 3.86
2013 4.25
2014 4.68

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health systems