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System of Health Accounts (SHA)

Official statistics of Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2023-03-31

Health accounts show a detailed description of the Swedish health care. The calculations follow guidelines created by OECD, WHO and EU and allow international comparisons. Data are based on available statistics for the public sector and the households and are compatible with National accounts. Data are reported by function, financier and producer. Health Accounts are updated annually.

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GDP share of health and medical care was 11.5 percent


In 2020, health and medical care comprised 11.5 percent of GDP. General government financed 86 percent of the total costs, while households paid 13 percent of the total costs via patient fees and other fees.

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