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NHS: Per Capita Costs

Question for Department of Health

UIN 61257, tabled on 23 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 20 January 2017 to Question 60414, what the real term percentage change in the funding his Department allocates to the NHS per capita will be in each financial year up to 2020-21.

Answered on

26 January 2017

The table below reflects planned cash and real terms spending growth per capita on health over the period 2016-17 to 2020-21.

Year

Department of Health (£)

Cash Growth %

DH Real Terms growth per capita (%)

NHS England (£)

Cash Growth %

NHS England Real Terms growth per capita (%)

2016-17

2,184

2.1%

0.7%

1,919

4.6%

3.2%

2017-18

2,223

1.8%

0.3%

1,965

2.4%

0.9%

2018-19

2,254

1.4%

-0.7%

1,995

1.5%

-0.6%

2019-20

2,287

1.5%

-0.3%

2,035

2.0%

0.2%

2020-21

2,340

2.3%

0.4%

2,093

2.9%

0.9%

Real terms growth calculations uses gross domestic product deflators updated on 23 December 2016.

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