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'Germany'


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.

National Population
80.34m

Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)
10

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)
11

Total expenditure on health services in US$
172,979m

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.


 
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