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Health: Key Tables from OECD

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2012 Pharmaceutical expenditure 2012/1

As a percentage of total expenditure on health

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Pharmaceutical expenditure
As a percentage of total expenditure on health
Percentage
‌‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
Australia
14.8
 
14.3
 
14.3
 
14.3
 
14.6
 
14.7
 
..
 
..
 
Austria
12.9
 
12.8
 
12.9
 
13.1
 
13.1
 
12.1
 
12.0
 
..
 
Belgium
16.7
 
16.6
 
16.6
 
16.5
 
16.4
 
16.0
 
15.8
 
..
 
Canada
17.3
 
17.2
 
17.4
 
17.2
 
17.0
 
17.0
 
16.7
 
..
 
Chile
14.4
 
13.9
 
13.0
 
12.2
 
12.2
 
11.1
 
..
 
..
 
Czech Republic
24.8
 
24.8
 
22.8
 
21.5
 
20.4
 
19.4
 
19.9
 
..
 
Denmark
8.5
 
8.2
 
8.3
 
8.5
 
8.0
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
..
 
Estonia
25.4
 
23.9
 
23.5
 
21.4
 
20.7
 
23.5
 
21.8
 
..
 
Finland
16.0
 
16.0
 
14.7
 
14.8
 
14.8
 
14.2
 
13.9
 
..
 
France
16.8
 
16.7
 
16.3
 
16.4
 
16.4
 
16.1
 
16.0
 
..
 
Germany
13.8
 
15.0
 
14.7
 
15.0
 
15.0
 
14.9
 
14.8
 
..
 
Greece
22.0
 
21.5
 
22.7
 
24.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
28.1
 
30.3
 
31.0
 
30.6
 
31.1
 
32.5
 
33.6
 
..
 
Iceland
15.4
 
14.4
 
14.2
 
13.5
 
14.6
 
15.7
 
15.8
 
..
 
Ireland
15.6
 
16.2
 
17.1
 
17.2
 
17.2
 
16.8
 
18.5
 
..
 
Israel 1
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Italy
21.2
 
20.2
 
19.8
 
19.3
 
18.1
 
17.6
 
17.2
 
16.9
 
Japan
19.1
 
19.7
 
19.5
 
19.9
 
19.4
 
20.8
 
..
 
..
 
Korea
25.5
 
24.9
 
24.5
 
23.4
 
23.2
 
22.5
 
21.6
 
..
 
Luxembourg
9.5
 
9.2
 
8.8
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Mexico
26.1
 
25.4
 
26.3
 
28.2
 
28.3
 
27.1
 
..
 
..
 
Netherlands
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.4
 
9.9
 
9.7
 
9.5
 
..
 
New Zealand
10.8
 
10.7
 
11.3
 
10.4
 
9.7
 
9.5
 
9.4
 
..
 
Norway
9.4
 
9.1
 
8.7
 
8.0
 
7.5
 
7.3
 
7.3
 
6.9
 
Poland
29.6
 
28.0
 
27.2
 
24.8
 
23.0
 
22.9
 
22.7
 
..
 
Portugal
21.1
 
20.7
 
21.2
 
21.0
 
20.3
 
19.4
 
18.6
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
31.4
 
31.9
 
29.7
 
27.9
 
27.6
 
26.6
 
26.4
 
..
 
Slovenia
20.7
 
20.8
 
20.4
 
19.7
 
18.5
 
18.6
 
19.4
 
..
 
Spain
20.9
 
20.4
 
19.6
 
19.0
 
18.7
 
18.9
 
..
 
..
 
Sweden
13.5
 
13.4
 
13.4
 
13.1
 
12.9
 
12.7
 
12.6
 
..
 
Switzerland
10.5
 
10.6
 
10.4
 
10.3
 
10.1
 
10.1
 
9.7
 
..
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
13.3
 
12.8
 
12.3
 
12.1
 
11.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United States
12.2
 
12.2
 
12.4
 
12.3
 
12.1
 
12.2
 
11.9
 
..
 
..
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The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Source: OECD Health Data: Health expenditure and financing: OECD Health Statistics (database).
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