Table 1

Statistics on Canada’s provinces
Population(2011) Gross domestic product per capita(CAD$,2010) Total prescription drug expenditure per capita(CAD$,2011) Share of total prescription drug expenditure financed by provincial government(2011)
Canada (total) 34,482,779 $47,000 $788 38%
Ontario 13,372,996 $46,000 $785 43%
Quebec 7,979,663 $40,000 $912 33%
British Columbia 4,573,321 $44,000 $575 36%
Alberta 3,779,353 $70,000 $725 45%
Manitoba 1,250,574 $43,000 $710 34%
Saskatchewan 1,057,884 $60,000 $799 38%
Nova Scotia 945,437 $38,000 $985 34%
New Brunswick 755,455 $39,000 $937 26%
Newfoundland and Labrador 510,578 $55,000 $920 32%
Prince Edward Island 145,855 $34,000 $791 31%

Sources: Authors’ analysis of data from Canadian Institute for Health Information and Statistics Canada.

Morgan et al.

Morgan et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:34   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-34

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