Field Detail
Theme Population and Development
Code PD-SS-1.3
Sub-theme Social Services Provision
Name Per Capita Health Expenditure (See PH-HS-1.3)
Definition Value of public expenditure in the health sector as a proportion of population
Calculation/Formula Value of public expenditure in the Health sector / Total population
Unit of Measure $ - National currency
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 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 population
Unit $ - National currency