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'Iceland'

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
0.25m

Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)
18.7

Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)
75.1 (male) 80.8 (female)

Death Rate (per 1000 population)
5.9

Total expenditure on health services in US$
496m

Description of Health Service

Health services are financed largely by the government out of tax revenue. Private sources - mostly out-of-pocket payments - constitute about 13 per cent of total healthcare costs.




 
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