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Current health expenditure increased 3.0%
Health satellite account
Current health expenditure increased 3.0% - 2017
26 June 2018

Summary

Current health expenditure continued to increase in 2017 (+ 3.0%), at a slower pace than GDP (+ 4.1%), decelerating compared to 3.3% in 2015 and 4.4% in 2016. Over the three years 2015-2017, current public spending grew more than current private spending, reinforcing its relative importance in financing the Portuguese health system (66.2% in 2015, 66.4% in 2016 and 66.6% in 2017).

 


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