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Mental disorders account for one of the largest and fastest growing categories of the burden of disease with which health systems must cope, often accounting for a greater burden than cardiovascular disease and cancer.
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In 2012, health spending starts to rise but remains weak in Europe, after the dramatic slowdown in growth in 2010 as a result of the economic crisis. Recent trends reinforce the on-going concerns regarding the adequacy of financial resources for health care and the way that those resources are used.
OECD Health Statistics 2014 - Country Notes
OECD Health Division Newsletter
The USA has exceptional levels of health-care expenditure, but growth slowed dramatically in recent years, amidst major efforts to close the coverage gap with other OECD countries.
Health spending has started to rise again after stagnating or even falling in many OECD countries during the crisis. But the pace of growth remains well below pre-crisis rates, especially in Europe, according to OECD Health Statistics 2014.
List of key statistical publications from the OECD Health Division.
English, Excel, 3,089kb
OECD Health Statistics 2014: Frequently Requested Data (Excel file), English. Updated June 2014.
English, PDF, 85kb
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