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Health Expenditure Statistics

Health expenditure was 94 billion 750 million TL

In 2014, health expenditures increased by 12.3% and reached 94 billion 750 million TL. The share of current health expenditures in total health expenditures was 94.4% in 2013 and 93.8% in 2014.

Health expenditures by service providers, 2013-2014

Health expenditure accounts for 5.4% of gross domestic product (GDP)

The ratio of total health expenditure to GDP remained unchanged at 5.4% in 2014 compared to the previous year. Again, the ratio of general government health expenditures to GDP remained unchanged at 4.2% compared to the previous year. For the private sector, this rate was calculated as 1.2%.

77.4% of health expenditures were met from general government budget

While the share of general government health expenditures in total health expenditures was 78.5% in 2013, it decreased to 77.4% in 2014.

17.8% of health expenditures were covered by households

Treatment by households, medicine, etc. out-of-pocket health expenditures increased by 18.8% in 2014 and reached TL 16 billion 819 million. The share of out-of-pocket health expenditures by households in total health expenditures rose to 17.8% in 2014.

Health expenditure per person was 1 232 TL

While per capita health expenditure was 1 110 TL in 2013, it increased by 11% in 2014 and reached 1 232 TL. When per capita health expenditures were evaluated in US dollars ($), it was calculated as $ 563 in 2014 from $ 583 in 2013.

Main indicators of health expenditures, 2013-2014

The publication date of the next press release related to this subject is November 2016.



Health expenditure statistics in this news release are given in detail in financial institutions and service providers. Study; expenditure figures are taken as basis and institutional quality data are estimated through administrative records and out-of-pocket health expenditures of households are estimated based on the results of Household Budget Survey.