European Health Information Gateway

European Health Information Gateway

Salaries as % of total public health expenditure

Full name:
Salaries as % of total public health expenditure
Unit:
%
Type of measure:
Population-weighted country group average, Proportion
Visualizations:
Data source:
European Health for All database
Data source notes:
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 notes:
Albania
Ministry of Health.
Armenia
Data are not available.
Austria
Data are not available.
Belgium
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
Czechia
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.
Denmark
N/A
Estonia
Source: up to 1997 State Statistical Office. From 1998 National Institute for Health Development.
Finland
Data are not available.
France
Data are not available.
Germany
Data are not available.
Greece
Data refer to \Compensation of employees\" (transaction D1 according to ESA95). Salaries
Hungary
Data not available.
Iceland
Source: National Economic Institute.
Ireland
Data are not available.
Israel
Since 1995, based on updated OECD definitions. Since 2000, includes also salaries in public acute
care hospitals.
Source: National Accounts, Central Bureau of Statistics.
Italy
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
accounts.
Latvia
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.
Lithuania
Source: LHIC, annual report data for 1994-1997.
Luxembourg
Data are not available.
Malta
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).
Netherlands
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.
Norway
Data are not available.
Poland
Data are not available.
Portugal
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
Accounts.
Romania
Source: National Institute of Statistics.
Serbia
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.
Slovakia
Data are not available.
Slovenia
Source of data: Union of Health Establishments of Slovenia, Ljubljana 1996.
Sweden
Data are not available.
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Source: Bulletin of Health Insurance Fund (HIF).
Turkmenistan
Data are not available.
Ukraine
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
denominator.
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.