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Household expenditure on health insurance in United States: Raise in 2016

Compared to the previous year the indicator climbed by 6.15%, revised statistics from U.S. Department of Labor pinpoint. It's new all-time maximum since 1984 as the variable rose from 2 977 US Dollar to 3 160 US Dollar, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it went up by 3.8 percent. The overall changes for the previous 33 years reached a growth of 754.05%. Moreover, it has shown the average annual growth rate of 0.09% over the last five years with a marginal overall raise since the start of observations. It averaged 1 247.06 US Dollar from 1984 to 2016 and it hit its minimum of 370 US Dollar in 1984.

Household expenditure on health insurance in United States: Raise in 2016
Date US Dollar Variation
2016 3 160.00 6.15
2015 2 977.00 3.8
2014 2 868.00 28.67
2013 2 229.00 8.15
2012 2 061.00 7.23
2011 1 922.00 4.97
2010 1 831.00 2.58
2009 1 785.00 7.99
2008 1 653.00 6.99
2007 1 545.00 5.46

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Main Health Insurance Indicators

  • Overweight Prevalence

    Proportion or number of people in a specified population who are overweight/obese. Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of his heigt in meters (kg/sqm). Overweight is a BMI greater than or equal to 25; obesity is a BMI greater than or equal to 30. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Alcohol Excessive Use

  • Smoking Prevalence

    Percentage of people in a given population who smoke any form of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes or any other smoked tobacco products on a daily basis. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Health Insurance Expenditure

  • Health Insurance Coverage

    Percentage of population covered by health insurance. The latter refers to all types of insurance indemnifying or reimbursing for losses caused by bodily injury or illness including related including related medical expenses. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Health Insurance Gross Written Premium

    Total premium on insurance underwritten by an health insurer or reinsurer during a specified period, before deduction of reinsurance premium. It is the sum of the direct and assumed premium written and represents an indicator of the importance of the health insurance industry in a given country. Usually measured in millions or billions of national currency. Health insurance refers to all types of insurance indemnifying or reimbursing for losses caused by bodily injury or illness including related including related medical expenses. Based on: US National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

  • Health Insurance Claims

    Request made by the insured for insurer remittance of payment due to loss incurred and covered under the health insurance policy agreement, usually expressed in millions or billions of national currency. Health insurance refers to all types of insurance indemnifying or reimbursing for losses caused by bodily injury or illness including related including related medical expenses. Based on: US National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

  • Health Insurance Revenue

    Revenue generated by health insurance, usually expressed in millions or billions of national currency. Health insurance refers to all types of insurance indemnifying or reimbursing for losses caused by bodily injury or illness including related including related medical expenses. Based on: US National Association of Insurance Commissioners.