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Estonia spent less on healthcare in 2010

Juhan Tere, BC, Tallinn, 10.01.2012.Print version
According to the Estonian Health Development Institute (HDI) heath statistics department, the total share of healthcare spending in the state's GDP fell to 6.3% in 2010 being 908.1 million EUR in current prices, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

As compared to 2009, it was a 0.7% fall. It was caused by general fall of healthcare spending and 3.4% growth of GDP.

Since 1999, when statistical data collection on Estonia's healthcare total spending was launched, till 2008, the total spending grew each year but since 2009, a fall took place.

The initial data on 2011 healthcare spending will be revealed in December 2012.

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