27 September 2017
Antony Andrews [FYI request #6596 email]
Dear Antony Andrews
On behalf of Gabriel Makhlouf, Secretary to the Treasury, I acknowledge receipt of
your email requesting:
“I refer to your report on the following link
Page 6 of the report says "In real dollars per person, the amount spent on
healthcare by government has risen from the equivalent of $583 per person in
1950 to $2,987 per person in 2011 (2011 dollars). As a share of GDP, that
equates to an increase from 3.1% in 1950 to 6.9% in 2011"
Can I please request an updated figure on this, possibility from 1950 to 2015, in
Also could I please know the index used for 1950 and 2015 year.”
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