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Table 1 Healthcare expenditure as percentage of gross domestic product and government spending on healthcare as percentage of general government expenditure in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, 1996-2011

From: Community-level effect of the reproductive health vouchers program on out-of-pocket spending on family planning and safe motherhood services in Kenya

Year Healthcare expenditure as percentage of gross domestic product (%) Government spending on healthcare as percentage of general government expenditure (%)
Kenya Uganda Tanzania Kenya Uganda Tanzania
1996 4.1 5.5 3.4 7.3 9.8 10.2
1999 4.2 6.7 3.2 8.3 11.3 10.2
2002 4.5 7.5 3.4 8.3 9.7 11.1
2005 4.4 9.2 4.0 7.6 11.2 8.7
2008 4.2 8.8 5.4 6.1 9.5 16.0
2011 4.5 9.5 7.3 5.9 10.8 11.1
  1. Source: World Health Organization (2013) Global Health Expenditure Database [35]