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Current health expenditure increased 5.1%
Health satellite account
Current health expenditure increased 5.1% - 2018
04 July 2019

Summary

In 2018, current health expenditure accelerated from a nominal increase of 3.6% in 2017 to 5.1%. Current expenditure growth in 2018 was higher than nominal change of GDP (3.6%). Preliminary results indicate more significant increases in public (5.3%) and private (4.6%) current expenditure, after a 3.6% growth of the two components in 2017.

 

See also the infographic Health Expenditure in Portugal


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