Out of pocket (OOP) expenditure as a % of total household expenditure and impoverishment due to OOP.
|Year||Mean OOP as % of total HH expenditure||
Mean OOP as % of total HH expenditure by expenditure quintile||% HH having catastrophic expenditure at OOP expenditure >10% of total HH expenditure||People impoverished due to OOP|
|Poorest||2nd poorest||Middle||2nd richest||Richest|
|2004-05||5.51 ||4.00 ||5.01 ||5.92 ||6.69 ||7.09 ||17.25% ||4.4% |
|Source: Ghosh S., 2010 . Note: the cross-sectional data taken by the author are taken from the fiftieth (1993-94) and sixty-first (2005) rounds of national and state representative surveys on “consumption expenditure,” collected by the National Sample Survey Organization, India.|