Gov­ern­ment spend­ing on to­bacco-re­lated health­care

Governance Now - - BUTT SERIOUSLY -

The eco­nomic cost of all dis­eases at­trib­ut­able to to­bacco use in 2011 for peo­ple aged 35-69 years amounted to ₹1,04,500 crore. This is 1.16% of the to­tal GDP and is 12% more than the com­bined state and cen­tral gov­ern­ment ex­pen­di­ture on health in 2011-12.

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