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Table 5 Health expenditure of each country

From: International comparison of the factors influencing reimbursement of targeted anti-cancer drugs

  UK Canada Australia Sweden France Japan Korea Taiwan Germany
GDP per capita in US$ (2009) 34397 37773 39833 37255 33785 32061 26881 32214* 35643
Total expenditure on health (TEH), % of GDP (2009) 9.8 11.4 9.1 9.9 11.7 9.5 6.9 6.4* 11.7
Public expenditure on health, % of TEH (2009) 83.4 70.9 68.5 81.5 76.9 80.5 58.2 26.6* 76.9
Out-of-pocket expenditure (households) on health, % of TEH (2009) 9.1 14.2 18.6 16.4 7.4 16 32.4 38.1* 13
Pharmaceutical expenditure and other medical non-durables, % of TEH (2009) 11.8* 17 14.7 12.7 16.1 20.8 22.5 25* 14.9
Life expectancy of both sexes at birth in years (2009) 80.4 80.8* 81.6 81.4 81.1 83 80.4 79* 80.3
  1. Abbreviations: GDP gross domestic product, UK United Kingdom, US United States.
  2. Source: OECD website (except Taiwan) from http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=SHA.
  3. For Taiwan, refers to 2012, Vol.3 , No1.
  4. *When the data for 2009 was not available, the relevant data from 2008 was used.