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Table 1 Trend in health care expenditures for selected regions (selected years)

From: Health care expenditure and health outcome nexus: new evidence from the SAARC-ASEAN region

Regions Total health expenditure (% of GDP) Public health expenditure (% of government expenditure) Out of pocket health expenditure (% of private expenditure on health)
1995 2005 2014 1995 2005 2014 1995 2005 2014
South Asia 3.76 4.07 4.37 4.43 4.80 5.25 92.17 89.36 89.41
South East Asia 3.69 4.24 4.72 7.64 8.18 10.42 86.41 84.60 80.07
OECD group 9.23 10.99 12.36 13.41 16.23 17.76 41.42 37.58 36.01
World 8.52 9.80 9.97 15.39a 15.61b 45.90 43.33 45.80
  1. Note: a data for 2010
  2. b data for 2011
  3. Source: World Development Indicators, World Bank, 2016