Funding health care: current options and future direction. Anna Dixon Research Officer. Funding health care: themes. Public sources of revenue – taxation and social health insurance Private sources of revenue – user charges and private health insurance Health and social care – complementary?.
Percentage of total health expenditure from
social health insurance
Percentage of total health expenditure from taxationProportion of tax and SHI as % THE in western Europe
Upper income ceiling
Lower income threshold
Middle income tax rate incomeHow fair is tax?
Top income tax rate
Lower income tax rate
OECD Health Data 2000
1.8% of GDP
Wittenberg et al, Health Statistics Quarterly, winter 2001