This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
Average weekly household expenditure on health
The proportion of population with large household expenditures on health as a share of total household expenditure or income (as defined by UN as greater than 10% and 25% of total household expenditure or income) is zero for the UK. Here we show the average weekly household expenditure on health in terms of monetary value (GBP £) and percentage of total expenditure.
|Unit of measurement
GBP (£), Percentage of total expenditure (%)
Disposable income is the amount of money that households have available for spending and saving after direct taxes (such as Income Tax National Insurance and Council Tax) have been accounted for.
Age, Disposable income decile, Heath product or service, Tenure, Occupation. Disaggregation options vary depending on the selected unit of measurement.
Headline household expenditure as a percentage of total household expenditure data is based on Classification of Individual Consumption by Purpose (COICOP) classification at year ending 2022 prices.
Some figures should be interpreted with extra caution because they are based on fewer than 20 reporting households these are marked as low reliability in our downloadable source CSV. Alternatively, see the original source for further details.
This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator. Where possible, we will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated
|10 August 2023
|Metadata last updated
|10 August 2023