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Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Indicator 3.8.2: Proportion of population with large household expenditures on health as a share of total household expenditure or income

Average weekly household expenditure on health

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

Indicator available

Average weekly household expenditure on health

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

GBP (£)

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This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator. Where possible, we will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

3.8.2 Proportion of population with large household expenditures on health as a share of total household expenditure or income

Target name

3.8 Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

World Health Organisation (WHO)

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Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2001

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date

24/01/2019

Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

LCF_Enquiries@ons.gov.uk

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