Health and Social Care Accounts; expenditure and financing 1998-2011

Table description


This table contains information on the expenditure on health and social care including child care, in current and constant prices. The subjects cover expenses and finance of the care system, including price and volume developments. All activities within the area of health and social care are considered, irrespective of whether it concerns a major or minor activity of the economic units. These figures refer to a broader definition than internationally used in the System of Health Accounts, that refers to health care including long term nursing care (health).

Data available from: 1998 to 2011

Status of the figures:
All figures are final.
Because this table is discontinued, figures will not be updated anymore.

Changes as of August 27, 2014:
None, this table is discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore. This table has been replaced by three tables: Health accounts; providers and financing. Health accounts; providers and functions. Health accounts; functions and financing. See section 3.

Description topics

Expenditure in current prices
The expenditure is expressed in euros of the year under review. In this
way the series gives the development of the value of the expenditure.
Total expenditure on providers of care
Administration & management institutions
Health Care Insurance Board (Health Insurance Fund up to 2006; Health
Insurance Act since 2006; Exceptional Medical Expenses Act);
Private health and social care insurance companies; Ministry of Health;
local government
Expenditure in constant prices
The expenditure is expressed in euros as if no price changes have taken
place compared with the base year. The base year for this series is 1998.
In this way the series gives an estimate of the "real" development, or
the development in quantities or volume.
Total expenditure on providers of care
Administration & management institutions
Care expenditure per capita