Description

Fraction of the population protected against impoverishment by out-of-pocket health expenditures ( BBB )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 03.8 Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.

Value Range

Data

Household surveys, health facility data

WHO and World Bank; data - all countries; WHO global database for tracer indicators available; biannual global progress report on UHC, first in 2015


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.