Health expenditure was 119 billion 756 million TL
Health expenditures reached to 119 billion 756 million TL with an increase of 14.5% in the year 2016. The proportion of current health expenditure to total health expenditure was 92.6% for the year 2015 and 94% for the year 2016.
Health expenditures by service providers, 2015, 2016
Health expenditure was 4.6% of gross domestic product (GDP)
The proportion of total health expenditure to GDP was 4.6% in the year 2016. This proportion for general government was 3.6%.
General government provided 78.5% of health expenditures
The proportion of general government health expenditure to total health expenditure was 78.5% in the year 2016 without changing as compared to previous year.
Households provided 16.3% of health expenditures
Out-of-pocket health expenditures made by households for treatment, pharmaceuticals etc. reached to 19 billion 562 million TL with an increase of 13% in the year 2016. The proportion of household health expenditure to total health expenditure was 16.3% in the year 2016.
Health expenditure per capita was 1 524 TL
Health expenditure per capita was 1 345 TL in the year 2015 and then it reached to 1 524 TL with an increase of 13.3% in the year 2016. When health expenditure per capita based on US Dollar ($) was evaluated, it was 496 $ in the year 2015 and 504 $ in the year 2016.
Basic indicators on health expenditures, 2015, 2016
The next release on this subject will be on the November 2018.
Health expenditure statistics in this press release were presented according to financing agents and service providers. This study was based on expenditure figures. Institutional data were obtained from administrative registers and household-out-of-pocket health expenditures were estimated based on the results of Household Budget Survey.