OECD, Eurostat data differ on Irish health spend

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
30th September, 2018
Tom Healy, director of the Nevin Economic Research Institute

Reports suggesting Ireland’s per capita spending on health is one of the highest in the EU-15 are not supported by Eurostat, which provides statistical information to the institutions of the EU.

The OECD publishes comprehensive annual reports on healthcare, which have concluded that Ireland is one of the highest spenders on healthcare among the EU-15 (the 15 countries that made up the EU prior to the accession of ten further countries in 2004)....

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