Dáil Éireann - Volume 378 - 08 March, 1988

Written Answers. - Health Expenditure.

149. Mr. Desmond asked the Minister for Health the increase in net capital and non-capital expenditure of his Department from mid-November 1982 to mid-November 1986; the increase in the consumer price index during the same period; the changes in the same health [1889] expenditures from mid-November 1986 to mid-November 1987; and the change in the consumer price index during this period.

[1890] Minister for Health (Dr. O'Hanlon): The following is the information requested by the Deputy:

Year

Net Non-Capital Expenditure

Capital Expenditure

Total

Consumer Price Index Mid-November 1982 = 100

£ million

£ million

£ million

1982

948.000

49.2

997.200

100.0

1986

1,219.000

58.2

1,277.200

127.4

1987

1,221.500

57.6

1,279.100

131.3

Percentage Increase

%

%

%

%

1982-1986

28.6

18.3

28.1

27.4

1986-1987

0.2

-1.0

0.1

3.1