Healthcare Expenditure in Singapore

Read on for a summary of Singapore’s healthcare cost statistics, including the proportion of monthly household expenditure spent on medical care.

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​Get an overview of the proportion of monthly household expenditure that's spent on healthcare in Singapore.


 
2007/08
2012/13
2017/18
Proportion of monthly Household Expenditure spent on Healthcare1,2 (%)
(by income quintiles)
   ► All Households5.3
4.5
5.5
   ► Lowest 20%6.0
5.6
7.8
   ► 2nd quintile5.5
4.4
5.7
   ► 3rd quintile5.5
4.9
5.7
   ► 4th quintile5.3
4.6
5.0
   ► Highest quintile4.8
4.0
4.8

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Notes:
Based on Resident Households
Income quintiles are based on ranking of households by their monthly household income from all sources (excluding imputed rental of owner-occupied accomodation) per household member.

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