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Iran: Urban, Rural Households' Health Expenditure Rises

Iranian urban families spent an average of 393,227,000 rials ($3,458) in the last Iranian year, of which 42,751,000 rials ($376) or 10.87% went for healthcare expenses
Iran: Urban, Rural Households' Health Expenditure RisesIran: Urban, Rural Households' Health Expenditure Rises

The average healthcare expenditure of urban and rural families increased by 22.46% and 31.17% respectively in the last Iranian year (March 2018-19) compared with the year before. 
The average healthcare expenses in the Iranian year ending March 2018 were 17.36% and 21.12% higher for urban and rural households compared with the previous year (March 2016-17). 
According to the latest report published by the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare’s Statistics and Strategic Data Center, Iranian families living in urban areas spent an average of 393,227,000 rials ($3,458) in the last Iranian year (19.3% more than in the preceding year), of which 42,751,000 rials ($376) or 10.87% went for healthcare expenses.

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