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Table 5 Summarization of coverage and expenditure of the new rural cooperative medical (NRCM) program in China from 2005 to 2011

From: Human rabies surveillance and control in China, 2005–2012

Index 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Number of regions incorporating NRCM program 678 1451 2451 2729 2716 2678 2637
Number of people enrolled in NRCM (×107) 1.79 4.1 7.26 8.15 8.33 8.36 8.32
Percentage of target population enrolled in NRCM (%) 75.7 80.7 86.2 91.5 94.2 96.0 97.5
Financing per person (Yuan) 42.1 52.1 58.9 96.3 113.4 156.6 246.2
Total expenditure per year (hundred million Yuan) 61.8 155.8 346.6 662.3 922.9 1187.8 1710.2
Compensation benefits/106 persons/year 1.22 2.72 4.53 5.85 7.59 10.87 13.15