SWA2014-Wages | Table 4.26 | Employer health care costs as a share of wages, 1948–2010

Health cost share
1948 0.5%
1973 2.9
1979 4.5
1989 6.4
1995 7.3
2000 7.2
2010 8.9
Annual percentage-point change
1948–1973 0.10
1973–1979 0.26
1979–2010 0.14
1979–1989 0.19
1989–2000 0.07
2000–2010 0.17

Source: Authors' analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis National Income and Product Accounts

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