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Table 5.2: National Resource Consumption

Total per capita health expenditures in dollars: selected countries and years 1960-2000
                       
Per capita health expenditures a
                       
Country 1960 1970 1980 1985 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
                       
Australia $89 $212 $663 $998 $1,318 $1,792 $1,869 $1,932 $2,085 $2,141 $2,211
Austria 64 159 663 816 1,205 1,834 1,945 1,820 1,894 2,061 2,162
Belgium 53 130 578 884 1,247 1,906 2,002 1,972 2,050 2,144 2,269
Canada 109 260 710 1,193 1,678 2,128 2,108 2,180 2,360 2,428 2,535
Czech Republic --- --- --- --- 576 901 918 929 937 972 1,031
Denmark --- --- 819 1,177 1,453 1,882 2,004 2,031 2,132 2,358 2,420
Finland 54 163 510 849 1,292 1,421 1,486 1,495 1,510 1,605 1,664
France 72 206 701 1,082 1,520 1,991 1,994 1,977 2,043 2,226 2,349
Germany 77 224 824 1,242 1,602 2,178 2,288 2,335 2,361 2,616 2,748
Greece 21 100 345 --- 707 1,139 1,184 1,181 1,198 1,375 1,399
Hungary --- --- --- --- --- 678 663 672 717 787 841
Iceland 50 137 576 947 1,376 1,823 1,912 1,923 2,113 2,409 2,608
Ireland 35 98 455 592 796 1,319 1,332 1,473 1,534 1,752 1,953
Italy 49 154 579 831 1,321 1,589 1,672 1,735 1,824 1,882 2,032
Japan 26 130 523 818 1,082 1,632 1,703 1,808 1,795 1,852 2,012
Korea --- 12 78 179 371 635 723 771 740 758 893
Luxembourg --- 148 603 892 1,486 2,114 2,182 2,134 2,246 2,613 ---
Mexico --- --- --- --- 260 388 381 402 419 452 490
Netherlands --- --- 715 961 1,403 1,891 1,928 2,009 2,150 2,172 2,246
New Zealand 90 174 458 587 937 1,244 1,267 1,346 1,440 1,526 1,623
Norway 46 131 632 915 1,363 1,864 2,042 2,149 2,452 2,550 2,362
Poland --- --- --- --- 258 420 469 448 524 558 ---
Portugal --- 43 260 381 614 1,050 1,086 1,149 1,203 1,402 1,441
Slovak Republic --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 649 690
Spain 14 82 325 454 815 1,068 1,122 1,155 1,194 1,469 1,556
Sweden 89 270 850 1,172 1,492 1,622 1,716 1,712 1,732 --- ---
Switzerland 132 279 854 1,251 1,782 2,477 2,549 2,697 2,853 3,080 3,222
Turkey --- 23 75 74 171 190 234 268 316 --- ---
United Kingdom 74 144 444 669 968 1,301 1,410 1,407 1,510 1,666 1,763
United States 143 348 1,067 1,765 2,738 3,688 3,849 4,001 4,177 4,373 4,631
                       

---Data not available.

a Per capita health expenditures for each country have been adjusted to U.S. dollars using gross domestic product purchasing power parities for each year.

Note: Some numbers in this table have been revised and differ from previous editions of Health, United States.

Source: All countries except United States from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Health Data File 2001. United States data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Health Statistics Group, Office of the Actuary, National health expenditures, 2000.

Table 5.1: National Resource Consumption Table 5.3: National Resource Consumption

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