How Does Portugal Compare
Portugal - OECD Health Data 2012 link
Total health spending accounted for 10.7% of GDP in Portugal in 2010, more than one percentage point higher than the OECD average of 9.5%.
Portugal spent only 2728 USD on health per capita in 2010 (adjusted for purchasing power parity), a lower figure than the OECD average of 3268 USD.
Health spending in Portugal increased in real terms by 2.3% per year on average between 2000 and 2009, but this growth rate slowed down to 0.6% only in 2010.
In Portugal, 65.8% of health spending was funded by public sources in 2010, less than the OECD average of 72.2%. Os portugueses são, pois, dos que mais pagam directamente do seu bolso: 26% face aos 20,1% da média dos países da OCDE.
Etiquetas: OCDE health data