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Theme Population and Development
Code PD-SS-1.2
Sub-theme Social Services Provision
Name Government Expenditure on Health as % of Total Government Expenditure (See H 9.1.1)
Definition Value of public expenditure in the health sector % of Total Government Expenditure
Calculation/Formula Value of public expenditure in the Health sector / Total Government Expenditure
Purpose/Rationale Accounts for level of public investment in health. Ascertain the relationship between resources allocation and specific health outcomes. Good measure of investment in human capital
Policy Linkages Pacific Plan Strategic Objective 6
Preferred Data Sources Annual Government Budget
Alternative_Data Sources Annual national accounts
Primary Data Collection System National Administrative Records - National accounts, government budgets and plans
Economic Tag GDP/Exp
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
Other agencies countries_ must report to: CHIPS
SPC Responsibility - Data Management SDP
SPC Programme SDP
Numerator Value of public expenditure in the Health sector
Denominator Total government expenditure