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Sub-Saharan Africa 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Liberia 19.48% 2011
2 Sierra Leone 18.84% 2011
3 Lesotho 12.76% 2011
4 Rwanda 10.76% 2011
5 Uganda 9.45% 2011
6 Burundi 8.73% 2011
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.55% 2011
8 South Africa 8.52% 2011
9 Sudan 8.39% 2011
10 Malawi 8.38% 2011
11 Swaziland 8.01% 2011
12 Togo 8.01% 2011
13 Djibouti 7.87% 2011
14 Sao Tome and Principe 7.73% 2011
15 Tanzania 7.28% 2011
16 Mali 6.81% 2011
17 Cote d'Ivoire 6.78% 2011
18 Mozambique 6.59% 2011
19 Burkina Faso 6.51% 2011
20 Guinea-Bissau 6.28% 2011
21 Zambia 6.12% 2011
22 Senegal 5.98% 2011
23 Guinea 5.96% 2011
24 Mauritius 5.89% 2011
25 Mauritania 5.39% 2011
26 Namibia 5.34% 2011
27 Nigeria 5.32% 2011
28 Niger 5.32% 2011
29 Comoros 5.26% 2011
30 Cameroon 5.23% 2011
31 Botswana 5.06% 2011
32 Ghana 4.78% 2011
33 Cape Verde 4.76% 2011
34 Ethiopia 4.65% 2011
35 Benin 4.57% 2011
36 Kenya 4.49% 2011
37 The Gambia 4.39% 2011
38 Chad 4.28% 2011
39 Madagascar 4.07% 2011
40 Equatorial Guinea 3.95% 2011
41 Central African Republic 3.79% 2011
42 Seychelles 3.78% 2011
43 Angola 3.49% 2011
44 Gabon 3.22% 2011
45 Eritrea 2.56% 2011
46 Republic of the Congo 2.45% 2011
47 Somalia 2.25% 2001
48 South Sudan 1.65% 2011
49 Zimbabwe 0.675% 2001

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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Health-expenditure,-total/%-of-GDP

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Health expenditure, total > % of GDP

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