Indicator full name: Total inpatient expenditure as % of total health expenditure
- Country/Area (COUNTRY/AREA)
- Supranational group of countries (COUNTRY_GRP)
- Sex (SEX)
- Year of measure (YEAR)
Years data is available: 1970—2021
Last updated: 04 October 2023
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
Indicator code: E270102.T
The OECD definition is applied, i.e. it includes current (exclusive of investment/capital outlays) expenditure on inpatient institutions, including public and private hospitals, for acute, chronic and convalescent care. All types of hospitals are included. Outpatient department expenditures of hospitals for e.g. day cases should be covered under ambulatory care expenses. Unfortunately this separation is not always statistically possible, particularly in central and eastern European countries.
The OECD Health Database is used as the primary data source for those countries that are OECD Member States._
Social Security since 2003. The inpatient expenditure corresponds to the total of the health care
functions HC1.1 + HC 2.1 + HC1.2 + HC2.2 following the ?System of health accounts 2011? manual.
B&H, Health Insurance Fund of Federation of B&H; Health Insurance Fund of Republic of Srpska;
Department for Health of Brcko District
(global budgets) render those calculations difficult and rather theoretical.
Source: OECD health database (www.stats.oecd.org).
Up to 1998 Estonian health care expenditure's data was collected by State Statistical Office and
reflected only expenditures of general government. From 1999 by Ministry of Social Affairs
definition of total expenditure on health is applied using the OECD manual \A system of health
accounts for international data collection\" as basis of methodology.
Estonia has provided total inpatient expenditure as % of current health expenditure data for years
Due to reform in 2011, the data may show inconsistency.
Methodology. GDP estimates refer to ESA 2010 Methodology
of clinics of the health fund?s general hospitals from hospitals to clinics.
Source: National Accounts, Central Bureau of Statistics.
Data for the period 1992-2012 have been estimated on the basis of the updated version of the
classification of economic activities (Ateco 2007, the national version of Nace Rev. 2) and of
products by activity (CPA 2008) and are consistent with the revised time series of national
methodology. Since 2013 methodology of SHA2011 is used.
Deviation from the definition: Since 2013 current expenditure on health care is used instead of
total health expenditure.
data: Statistics on Health and social care accounts. Outpatient department expenditure and
expenditure for nursing day care in hospitals are included in inpatient care. Private hospitals are
public and private hospitals. Triangulation of data sources has been used: Ministry of Health,
National Health Survey and National Statistical Office.
expenditure from state and local budgets.
Source: Ministry of Health, the Economy and Finance Department.
years i.e. data for 01-04-07 to 31-03-08 is presented as 2007. Data refers to acute care only.
2010 data not available
Estimation Method: Whilst calculating these figures, it has been assumed that 85% of Total Acute
Inpatient & Outpatient Private Healthcare is Acute Inpatients.
Wales data unavailable for 2008, therefore this data has been estimated using pro rata calculations.
Break in Time Series: Overall exp figs to 02/03 are based on Stage 1 Resource Budgeting, & from
03/04 based on Stage 2 Resourcing Budgeting, therefore not consistent across time period.