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Global Expected Health Spending 2017-2050

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/2017 - 12/2050
Series or system 
Data type
Summary 

Research by the Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network produced projected health spending estimates for 2017-2050 for 195 countries and territories. The estimates cover total health spending, and health spending disaggregated by source into three domestic financing source categories (government, out-of-pocket, and prepaid private) and development assistance for health (DAH). Retrospective health spending estimates for 1995-2016 and key covariates (including GDP per capita, total government spending, total fertility rate, and fraction of the population older than 65 years) were used to forecast GDP and health spending through 2050. Estimates are reported in constant 2018 US dollars, constant 2018 purchasing-power parity-adjusted (PPP) dollars, and as a percent of gross domestic product.

Citation
Publication year 
2019
Suggested citation 

Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network. Global Expected Health Spending 2017-2050. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2019.