17 FEBRUARY 2021

93.6 percent of the Estonian population is insured

In the Health Statistics and Health Research Database, the Estonian Health Insurance Fund data on health insurance as of Dec 31st, 2020 is published.

Statistics show that 93.6 per cent of the Estonian population has health insurance, including 91.9 per cent of men and 95.2 per cent of women. Compared to 2019, the coverage with the health insurance system remained at the same level.

The level of health insurance is the same as year before, even if we look only at the age group of 20–59 years, 88.1 percent. Children up to the age of 19 and retired people are generally automatically covered by health insurance.