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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Health expenditure, total > % of GDP

DEFINITION: Health expenditure, total (% of GDP). Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Costa Rica 10.87% 2011
2 Nicaragua 10.05% 2011
3 Cuba 10% 2011
4 Paraguay 9.72% 2011
5 Brazil 8.9% 2011
6 Honduras 8.62% 2011
7 Panama 8.18% 2011
8 Argentina 8.11% 2011
9 Uruguay 8% 2011
10 Haiti 7.95% 2011
11 The Bahamas 7.68% 2011
12 Barbados 7.66% 2011
13 Chile 7.46% 2011
14 Ecuador 7.26% 2011
15 Saint Lucia 7.19% 2011
16 El Salvador 6.78% 2011
17 Guatemala 6.73% 2011
18 Mexico 6.16% 2011
19 Grenada 6.15% 2011
20 Colombia 6.12% 2011
21 Antigua and Barbuda 5.94% 2011
22 Dominica 5.87% 2011
23 Guyana 5.86% 2011
24 Trinidad and Tobago 5.73% 2011
25 Belize 5.65% 2011
26 Dominican Republic 5.36% 2011
27 Suriname 5.29% 2011
28 Venezuela 5.16% 2011
29 Jamaica 4.93% 2011
30 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.93% 2011
31 Bolivia 4.88% 2011
32 Peru 4.81% 2011
33 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.43% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Health expenditure, total > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Health/Health-expenditure,-total/%-of-GDP

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Health expenditure, total > % of GDP

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