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Table 1 Descriptive statistics (mean and standard deviation) for health spending per capita and as a proportion of GDP, source of health spending per capita and share of health spending for the years 1995 to 2017

From: Future health spending forecast in leading emerging BRICS markets in 2030: health policy implications

  Health spending per capita ($) Health spending per GDP (%) Source of health spending Share of health spending
Government spending per capita ($) Prepaid private spending per capita ($) Out-of-pocket spending per capita ($) Government spending as share of total (%) Prepaid private spending as share of total (%) Out-of-pocket spending as share of total (%)
Brazil 1236.0 (158.3) 8.2 (0.4) 529.0 (77.1) 298.7 (81.8) 406.2 (6.2) 42.7 (1.0) 23.7 (3.4) 33.4 (4.1)
China 373.0 (239.7) 4.2 (0.4) 178.3 (160.3) 30.7 (8.5) 163.7 (73.3) 39.9 (13.5) 10.8 (5.0) 49.1 (9.5)
India 159.1 (48.4) 3.7 (2.02) 36.3 (15.7) 11.9 (6.1) 108.6 (26.6) 22.2 (3.0) 7.0 (1.4) 69.2 (4.1)
Russian Federation 1152.4 (281.7) 5.1 (0.4) 707.0 (164.0) 60.2 (16.2) 384.4 (131.7) 61.6 (2.8) 5.6 (2.3) 32.6 (3.7)
South Africa 934.5 (155.1) 7.5 (0.6) 434.6 (139.4) 377.3 (28.7) 106.3 (16.8) 45.4 (7.4) 41 (5.3) 11.9 (3.5)