Health care expenditure in Iceland

  • Statistical Series
  • 02. April 2008
  • Vol 93, Issue 22
  • ISSN: 1670-4665

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The total health expenditure in Iceland in 2007 amounted to 117.3 billion ISK or 9.2% of GDP. Thereof, the general government expenditure was 96.8 billion ISK and the private expenditure 20.5 billion ISK or 17.5% of the total. The share of the health expenditure is around 19% of the general government total expenditure. Of the total health expenditure in 2007, 57% was spent on in-patient care, 25% on out-patient care and 16% on medical good dispensed to out-patients. The remaining part or 2.5% goes to health administration and other health categories.

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