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)|
|72.9 (male)W 79.3 (female) W 69.9 (male) E 75.9 (female) E|
|Death Rate (per 1000 population)|
|Total expenditure on health services in US$|
|Description of Health Service|
Health care is financed by a combination of Statutory Health Insurance Funds (SHIF), government budget allocations and some private finance. Around 90 per cent of the population is insured with the SHIF.