• Salaries as % of total public health expenditure (Line chart)
  • Salaries as % of total public health expenditure (Bar chart)
  • Salaries as % of total public health expenditure (Boxplot chart)
Data set notes
European Health for All database

Indicators: 618
Updated: 04 September 2022

The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes
Salaries as % of total public health expenditure
Indicator code: E992742.T

Includes salaries, bonuses to fixed rate wages and salaries, and overtime payments to employees in the publicly financed health sector._
Country/Area notes
Ministry of Health.
Data are not available.
Data are not available.
No data available.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
National Health Account of B&H; http://www.who.int/nha/country/bih/en/
Ministry of Civil Affairs of B&H, Health Insurance Fund of Federation of B&H; Health Insurance Fund
of Republic of Srpska; Department for Health of Brcko District
Source: Institute of Health Information and Statistics of CR (IHIS CR).
Coverage: Data on salaries covers all inpatient health care establishments but only part of
ambulatory health care establishments, providers of medical goods and institutions providing
administration and insurance.
Break in time series: Since 2004 improved method of calculation introduced - additional imputation
of salaries for part of ambulatory health care establishments and providers of medical goods.
Since 2014 included subsidized organizations and government components with remuneration according
to valid regulations on salary
Old data cannot be calculated.
Source: up to 1997 State Statistical Office. From 1998 National Institute for Health Development.
Data are not available.
Data are not available.
Data are not available.
Data refer to \Compensation of employees\" (transaction D1 according to ESA95). Salaries
Data not available.
Source: National Economic Institute.
Data are not available.
Since 1995, based on updated OECD definitions. Since 2000, includes also salaries in public acute
care hospitals.
Source: National Accounts, Central Bureau of Statistics.
Source: Istat, National accounts. The OECD definition is applied.
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
Note: The drop in 1998 is due to the unstable economical situation at the end of the nineties. The
somewhat inconsistent trend from 2010 is related to the financial crisis and consequent changes in
the healthcare budget.
Source: LHIC, annual report data for 1994-1997.
Data are not available.
Includes Malta and Gozo. As from 2004: National Statistics Office estimate plus cost of geriatric
hospital (SVPR). 2008: Source: National Statistics Office (data reviewed from 1999).
Source of data: Statistics Netherlands: 1972-1997 data: Cost and financing of health care.
1998-2000- data: Statistics on Health and social care accounts. 2006- onwards: Statistics
Netherlands, data on publicly financed health care institutions; these are hospitals, mental health
care institutions, nursing homes, institutions and homes for the disabled, residential care for the
elderly. Salaries include social security contributions by the employers. The percentage is from
total turnover of the public financed institutions.
North Macedonia
Source: Bulletin of Health Insurance Fund (HIF).
Data are not available.
Data are not available.
Source of data: National Statistical Institute/OECD Coverage: National
Republic of Moldova
Starting from 2010 calculation of health financing indicators is based on the National Health
Source: National Institute of Statistics.
Source of data: NHA data. Total sum paid for salaries and wages according to Chamber of Health
Institutions' data and Health Insurance Data, but without overtime payments.
Data are not available.
Source of data: Union of Health Establishments of Slovenia, Ljubljana 1996.
Data are not available.
Data are not available.
For the State and local health budgets.
Source: Ministry of Health, the Economy and Finance Department.
United Kingdom
Coverage: Data refers to England only. Data is for NHS expenditure only for both numerator and
Deviation from the Definition: Data is for financial years i.e. data for 01-04-07 to 31-03-08 is
presented as 2007.

Break in Time Series: Technical changes to pensions payments lead to a step change in funding
salaries for 04/05.