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Table 1 Mean total household out of pocket expenditure on healthcare costs; healthcare practitioners; medicines, pharmaceuticals, alternative medicines; and private health insurance, 2006–2014

From: Out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in Australia: trends, inequalities and the impact on household living standards in a high-income country with a universal health care system

Year n Mean Std Error of Mean
Total healthcare expenditure
 2006 6265 3133 90
 2007 6265 3065 50
 2008 6324 3158 55
 2009 6362 3073 52
 2010 6390 3192 75
 2011 6409 3162 61
 2012 6421 3129 48
 2013 6429 3198 53
 2014 6429 3199 51
Expenditure on healthcare professionals
 2006 6265 1188 31
 2007 6265 1195 29
 2008 6324 1221 30
 2009 6362 1152 32
 2010 6390 1213 35
 2011 6409 1241 46
 2012 6421 1113 28
 2013 6429 1122 31
 2014 6429 1099 30
Expenditure on medicine, pharmaceuticals and alternate medicine
 2006 6265 703 77
 2007 6265 607 20
 2008 6324 590 18
 2009 6362 589 14
 2010 6390 560 10
 2011 6409 563 11
 2012 6421 570 12
 2013 6429 575 14
 2014 6429 544 12
Expenditure on private health insurance
 2006 6265 1242 22
 2007 6265 1263 23
 2008 6324 1348 29
 2009 6362 1331 26
 2010 6390 1418 59
 2011 6409 1358 24
 2012 6421 1447 25
 2013 6429 1500 27
 2014 6429 1557 28