Healthcare expenditure borne by the Indian citizen

Last Modified: Sat Jan 14 2017 19:08:52 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • Rs 2,500
    According to a 2011 estimate, the average spending on healthcare in India.
  • 80%
    of this expenditure is borne by the individual, while the government contributes only 20 per cent. Healthcare expense plays a crucial role in making people debt-ridden.
  • Rs. 43
    Average spend per person for medicine supply in 2011 by the govt.
  • 5.4%
    Meagre percentage of its population that can access medicines free of cost.