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27 June 2013
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Health: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-8480 - © OECD 2013

Out-of-pocket expenditure on health
As a percentage of total expenditure on health
Percentage
‌‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Australia
18.6
 
18.7
 
18.0
 
18.2
 
18.6
 
19.3
 
..
 
..
 
Austria
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Belgium
18.8
 
20.9
 
21.4
 
20.8
 
19.6
 
20.7
 
19.7
 
..
 
Canada
14.6
 
15.0
 
14.8
 
14.6
 
14.2
 
14.4
 
14.7
 
15.0
 
e 
Chile
39.0
 
38.0
 
36.6
 
36.5
 
33.8
 
36.5
 
36.9
 
38.3
 
e 
Czech Republic
10.7
 
11.3
 
13.2
 
15.7
 
14.4
 
14.9
 
14.7
 
..
 
Denmark
14.0
 
13.8
 
13.9
 
13.6
 
13.2
 
13.2
 
..
 
..
 
Estonia
20.4
 
25.1
 
21.9
 
19.7
 
20.3
 
18.6
 
17.6
 
..
 
Finland
20.1
 
19.1
 
19.3
 
19.1
 
18.5
 
18.6
 
e 
18.6
 
e 
18.6
 
e 
France
7.0
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
7.5
 
..
 
Germany
13.5
 
13.7
 
13.6
 
13.3
 
13.1
 
13.1
 
13.2
 
..
 
Greece
..
 
..
 
..
 
37.9
 
28.0
 
28.8
 
30.5
 
..
 
Hungary
25.0
 
24.2
 
25.4
 
25.7
 
25.3
 
26.3
 
26.0
 
..
 
Iceland
17.2
 
16.6
 
16.0
 
16.0
 
16.6
 
18.2
 
18.2
 
18.2
 
e 
Ireland
16.1
 
16.1
 
14.8
 
15.3
 
16.1
 
18.2
 
18.1
 
..
 
Israel 1
29.2
 
25.8
 
27.0
 
25.5
 
24.9
 
26.0
 
26.0
 
..
 
Italy
19.0
 
18.6
 
18.8
 
18.5
 
17.7
 
17.5
 
18.0
 
17.8
 
Japan
15.4
 
17.0
 
16.1
 
15.1
 
15.0
 
14.4
 
..
 
..
 
Korea
37.5
 
36.3
 
35.6
 
35.5
 
34.2
 
34.2
 
35.2
 
36.1
 
e 
Luxembourg
11.6
 
11.5
 
12.2
 
12.4
 
11.6
 
e 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Mexico
51.7
 
51.3
 
50.9
 
49.3
 
47.8
 
49.0
 
e 
..
 
..
 
Netherlands
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
New Zealand
14.1
 
13.8
 
11.5
 
11.2
 
10.6
 
10.5
 
10.9
 
..
 
Norway
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Poland
26.1
 
25.6
 
24.6
 
22.8
 
22.7
 
22.1
 
22.3
 
..
 
Portugal
23.9
 
25.1
 
25.5
 
26.9
 
25.9
 
25.8
 
27.3
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
22.6
 
25.9
 
26.2
 
25.2
 
25.6
 
25.9
 
22.6
 
..
 
Slovenia
12.6
 
11.7
 
13.2
 
12.1
 
11.8
 
12.2
 
11.8
 
11.9
 
e 
Spain
22.1
 
21.1
 
20.4
 
20.3
 
18.9
 
19.8
 
20.7
 
..
 
Sweden
16.7
 
16.6
 
16.5
 
16.4
 
16.4
 
16.3
 
16.2
 
..
 
Switzerland
30.6
 
30.8
 
30.7
 
24.8
 
24.7
 
25.1
 
25.8
 
31.2
 
e 
Turkey
..
 
22.0
 
21.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
9.8
 
10.2
 
10.3
 
9.2
 
9.2
 
9.2
 
9.9
 
..
 
United States
13.2
 
12.8
 
12.7
 
12.4
 
11.9
 
11.7
 
11.6
 
..
 
..
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Difference in methodology
Source: OECD Health Data: Health expenditure and financing: OECD Health Statistics (database).
 
This table includes data on out-of-pocket expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health. The table is part of the key tables collection on health.
Years covered: :
2005-2012

Countries covered: 

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
 
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