1990 data. Information is reproduced from the Guide to Health Services of the World, published by the International Hospital Federation, ISBN 0 900590 26 2. Price £16.00.
|Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)|
|Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)|
|72.4 (male) 79.1(female)|
|Death Rate (per 1000 population)|
|Total expenditure on health services in US$|
|Description of Health Service|
Health services in Belgium are financed by a mixture of public funds, private financing and patient charges. Sixty per cent of the capital investment costs are met by Community ministries. The remaining 40 per cent - as well as running costs - are financed through commercial loans, patient charges for hotel costs, medical fees and prescription charges. Total staff - 12, 439