St. Lucia - Health expenditure

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, private (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was 3.12 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 4.32 in 2011, while its lowest value was 2.05 in 1998.

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 3.04
1996 3.53
1997 3.38
1998 2.05
1999 2.45
2000 2.65
2001 2.85
2002 3.06
2003 3.16
2004 3.25
2005 3.35
2006 3.26
2007 3.83
2008 3.86
2009 3.72
2010 4.06
2011 4.32
2012 4.14
2013 4.32
2014 3.12

Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure)

The value for Health expenditure, public (% of total health expenditure) in St. Lucia was 53.57 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 60.12 in 1998 and a minimum value of 43.02 in 2011.

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 50.02
1996 50.11
1997 47.09
1998 60.12
1999 55.74
2000 52.01
2001 53.19
2002 51.66
2003 48.23
2004 47.55
2005 46.35
2006 48.88
2007 43.74
2008 48.07
2009 54.22
2010 49.83
2011 43.02
2012 50.40
2013 45.02
2014 53.57

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)

Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure) in St. Lucia was 11.47 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 15.10 in 2009, while its lowest value was 9.54 in 2005.

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 11.30
1996 13.01
1997 11.57
1998 10.67
1999 11.08
2000 11.72
2001 12.17
2002 11.44
2003 9.73
2004 9.70
2005 9.54
2006 10.87
2007 11.47
2008 11.78
2009 15.10
2010 13.12
2011 10.95
2012 10.15
2013 11.32
2014 11.47

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was 3.60 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 4.40 in 2009, while its lowest value was 2.88 in 2000.

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 3.04
1996 3.54
1997 3.01
1998 3.09
1999 3.09
2000 2.88
2001 3.24
2002 3.27
2003 2.94
2004 2.95
2005 2.90
2006 3.11
2007 2.98
2008 3.57
2009 4.40
2010 4.03
2011 3.26
2012 4.21
2013 3.54
2014 3.60

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, total (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was 6.72 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 8.35 in 2012, while its lowest value was 5.14 in 1998.

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 6.09
1996 7.07
1997 6.40
1998 5.14
1999 5.54
2000 5.53
2001 6.10
2002 6.33
2003 6.10
2004 6.20
2005 6.25
2006 6.37
2007 6.81
2008 7.43
2009 8.12
2010 8.10
2011 7.58
2012 8.35
2013 7.85
2014 6.72

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health systems