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Table 3 Mean health financing indicator values for the Middle East and North Africa Region by World Bank income group, 2000–2014

From: Health status and health systems financing in the MENA region: roadmap to universal health coverage

Indicator LMICsa UMICsb HICsc
2000 2014 2000 2014 2000 2014
Total expenditure on health per capita (US$) 46 129 264 391 814 1311
Total expenditure on health per capita (Int$) 170 380 589 829 1494 2330
Total expenditure on health as a share of GDP 4.4 5.8 6.6 6.4 3.0 3.7
General government expenditure on health as a share of GDP 1.7 1.7 3.0 4.1 2.2 2.8
General government expenditure on health as a share of general government expenditure 7.1 6.4 9.6 10.0 7.3 7.6
General government expenditure on health as a share of total expenditure on health 38.2 32.4 51.0 63.7 73.1 78.7
Out-of-pocket expenditure as a share of total expenditure on health 56.1 63.9 41.8 31.2 20.7 13.5
  1. Source: computed from [16]
  2. a LMIC lower middle income country
  3. b UMIC upper middle income country
  4. c HIC high income country