Public Health Expenditure (As % of Total) rose to 82.2% in Czech Republic in 2017

Public Health Expenditure (As % of Total) (%)
Health Care | Czech Republic | January 02, 2019
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Public health expenditure as a share of total reached 82.2 % in 2017 in Czech Republic, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.233 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, public health expenditure as a share of total in Czech Republic reached an all time high of 97.1 % in 1990 and an all time low of 82.0 % in 2016. When compared to Czech Republic's main peers, public health expenditure as a share of total in Austria amounted to 74.3 %, 66.8 % in Hungary, 69.2 % in Poland and 80.5 % in Slovakia in 2017.

Czech Republic has been ranked 7th within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure as a share of total.

Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowing and grants (including donations from international agencies and non-governmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.

Public Health Expenditure (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria % 74.6% 74.7% 74.0% 74.0% 74.1%
Czech Republic % 83.9% 83.7% 83.6% 82.7% 83.5%
Germany % 83.3% 83.1% 83.9% 84.4% 84.3%
Hungary % 66.5% 65.5% 66.6% 67.1% 66.9%
Italy % 77.0% 76.1% 76.1% 75.6% 74.6%
Poland % 70.9% 70.0% 70.7% 70.7% 70.0%
Russia % 62.7% 63.7% 62.4% 61.8% 58.7% ...
Slovakia % 73.8% 72.2% 74.2% 80.2% 79.7%
Switzerland % 62.3% 63.5% 64.1% 63.2% 63.4%
Ukraine % 53.4% 55.2% 54.1% 50.8% ... ... ...