Indicator full name: Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health 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: 1995—2014
Last updated: 04 October 2023
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
The WHO Europe Child and Adolescent Health Database (CAHD) provides a set of statistics based on indicators related to the health and well-being of children and adolescents. The statistics were collated from a variety of databases as a joint effort between WHO program divisions and collaborating centres and partners. The database was constructed for the purpose of supporting the Child and Adolescent Health and Development Strategy (2015), providing the relevant information for monitoring progress on child and adolescent health indicators in the 53 member states of the WHO European Region.
Indicator code: E340402.T
Private households' out-of-pocket payment on health are the direct outlays of households, including gratuities and payments in-kind made to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services, whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or to the enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. Includes household payments to public services, non-profit institutions or non-governmental organisations. Includes non-reimbursable cost sharing, deductibles, co-payments and fee-for service. Excludes payments made by enterprises which deliver medical and paramedical benefits, mandated by law or not, to their employees. Excludes payments for overseas treatment.