The country’s Current Health Expenditure (CHE) reached
The Total Health Expenditure (THE), which comprises of CHE (87.5%) and Health Capital Formation Expenditure (12.5%), recorded
Household still had highest share in health spending in 2019
Household-out-of-pocket payment (OOP) remains the largest among sources of health financing in the country, amounting to
Among the health providers, bulk of CHE were spent on hospitals (43.6%), amounting to
On a per capita basis, health spending was at
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Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
The revision of the PNHA includes the use of data and parameters from the 2018 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES), as well as the revised estimates of the Philippine System of National Accounts (PSNA). The population data considers the census-based population projections.
DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General