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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Health > Health care system stats

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STAT Japan United States
Healthcare costs as a percent of GDP 8.2%
Ranked 9th.
16%
Ranked 1st. 95% more than Japan
Medical staff > Nurses per 1000 people 9.4
Ranked 6th.
10.6
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than Japan
Medical staff > Physicians per 1000 people 2.1
Ranked 9th.
2.4
Ranked 7th. 14% more than Japan
Per capita spending on health 2,750 USD PPP
Ranked 9th.
7,437 USD PPP
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Japan
Population covered by public health insurance 100%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
31.8%
Ranked 34th.
Total public and private health insurance coverage 100%
Ranked 13th. 18% more than United States
84.9%
Ranked 33th.

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