Detailed Country Specific Africa Scorecard on Domestic Financing for Health

South Africa 2016 data 2017 data
A. How much does government spend on health?
$230

1 Spent on health per capita

>$86.3 per capita USD
2 Increased v.s Previous?
4.4%

3 Spent on health as a % of GDP

> 5% GDP
13.3%

4 Spent on health as a % of Govt budget

>15%
5 Increased v.s Previous?
6Spent on health as % of GDP overtime

as a % of GDP 2001-2016

Highest Spent Lowest Spent
B. Sources of health spending, by %
7 Government 8 Voluntary pre-paid insurance
9 Out-of-pocket 10 Other private health spending
11 Development partners
C. Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

8%

Out-of-Pocket Budegt Spent

Benchmark: Below 20%

D. Fiscal space
13 Annual GDP growth rate overtime

as a % of GDP 2011-2018

Highest Spent Lowest Spent

59.9%

14 Government debt (Total)

As a % of GDP 2019

27 (2017)

15 Tax collected as a % of GDP

>15% in LIC + LMIC >18% in UMIC

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