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Table 9 Distribution of allocation of government health expenditure for 2016/17 and 2019/20 financial years (Rupees 000)

From: Assessing health system challenges and opportunities for better noncommunicable disease outcomes: the case of Mauritius

Budget Head (a) 2016/17 (b) Percent (c) 2017/18 (d) Percent (e) 2018/19 (f) Percent (g) 2019/20 (h) Percent % increase
General 425,600 3.90% 454,700 3.89% 562,100 4.68% 571,700 4.65% 34%
Hospital & specialized services 9,090,500 83.40% 9,784,900 83.80% 9,822,700 81.75% 10,007,900 81.33% 10%
Primary health care & public health 1,168,900 10.72% 1,203,900 10.31% 1,374,800 11.44% 1,465,500 11.91% 25%
Treatment & prevention of HIV/AIDS 108,200 0.99% 115,600 0.99% 121,200 1.01% 123,600 1.00% 14%
Prevention of NCDs & promotion of quality of life 106,800 0.98% 117,900 1.01% 135,200 1.13% 137,300 1.12% 29%
TOTAL 10,900,000 100% 11,677,000 100% 12,016,000 100% 12,306,000 100% 13%
  1. Sources: Republic of Mauritius [15, 51]