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Health > Expenditure > Public > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Marshall Islands 14.74% 2004
2 Kiribati 12.74% 2004
3 Sao Tome and Principe 9.91% 2004
4 Malawi 9.64% 2004
5 Palau 8.85% 2004
6 East Timor 8.84% 2004
7 Iceland 8.26% 2004
8 France 8.23% 2004
9 Germany 8.15% 2004
10 Norway 8.1% 2004
11 Austria 7.77% 2004
12 Sweden 7.73% 2004
13 Monaco 7.49% 2004
14 Serbia and Montenegro 7.28% 2004
15 Luxembourg 7.23% 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.13% 2004
16 Denmark 7.08% 2004
17 Portugal 7.02% 2004
18 Malta 7% 2004
19 United Kingdom 6.99% 2004
20 Belgium 6.9% 2004
21 United States 6.88% 2004
22 Canada 6.84% 2004
23 Switzerland 6.73% 2004
24 Colombia 6.71% 2004
25 Slovenia 6.58% 2004
26 Italy 6.53% 2004
=27 Czech Republic 6.51% 2004
=27 Federated States of Micronesia 6.51% 2004
29 New Zealand 6.5% 2004
30 Australia 6.48% 2004
31 Japan 6.32% 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.3% 2004
32 Maldives 6.27% 2004
33 Croatia 6.1% 2005
34 Israel 6.09% 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 6.02% 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 5.96% 2004
European Union average (profile) 5.92% 2004
35 San Marino 5.85% 2004
=36 Netherlands 5.74% 2004
=36 Spain 5.74% 2004
38 Ireland 5.72% 2004
39 Finland 5.71% 2004
40 Hungary 5.66% 2004
41 Solomon Islands 5.58% 2004
42 Cuba 5.53% 2004
43 Lesotho 5.47% 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.45% 2004
Europe average (profile) 5.45% 2004
44 Slovakia 5.31% 2004
45 Turkey 5.2% 2005
46 Panama 5.15% 2004
47 Costa Rica 5.08% 2004
48 Grenada 5.02% 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.01% 2004
49 Tonga 5.01% 2004
50 Andorra 4.91% 2004
51 Lithuania 4.88% 2004
Cold countries average (profile) 4.88% 2004
52 Brazil 4.76% 2004
53 Jordan 4.74% 2004
54 Namibia 4.69% 2004
55 Belarus 4.64% 2004
56 Bulgaria 4.61% 2004
57 Seychelles 4.59% 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.52% 2004
58 Barbados 4.51% 2004
Christian countries average (profile) 4.48% 2004
59 Guyana 4.43% 2004
60 Djibouti 4.36% 2004
61 Argentina 4.35% 2004
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 4.33% 2004
62 Rwanda 4.26% 2004
63 Poland 4.25% 2004
64 Dominica 4.21% 2004
65 Moldova 4.2% 2004
66 Greece 4.17% 2004
67 Iraq 4.16% 2004
68 Bolivia 4.13% 2004
69 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.1% 2004
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.09% 2004
70 Samoa 4.07% 2004
=71 Estonia 4.03% 2004
=71 Botswana 4.03% 2004
=73 Swaziland 4.02% 2004
=73 Latvia 4.02% 2004
75 Mongolia 4% 2004
76 Honduras 3.95% 2004
77 Cape Verde 3.94% 2004
=78 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.86% 2004
=78 Nicaragua 3.86% 2004
80 Ukraine 3.69% 2004
81 Russia 3.68% 2004
Landlocked countries average (profile) 3.62% 2004
82 Suriname 3.59% 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.58% 2004
83 Liberia 3.58% 2004
84 Uruguay 3.57% 2004
85 El Salvador 3.51% 2004
86 South Africa 3.47% 2004
87 Zimbabwe 3.46% 2004
88 Zambia 3.45% 2004
89 The Bahamas 3.41% 2004
90 Antigua and Barbuda 3.39% 2004
91 Romania 3.37% 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 3.36% 2004
92 Burkina Faso 3.34% 2004
93 Turkmenistan 3.31% 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.31% 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 3.3% 2004
94 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3.29% 2004
=95 Saint Lucia 3.25% 2004
=95 Mali 3.25% 2004
97 Lebanon 3.18% 2004
=98 Vanuatu 3.15% 2004
=98 Iran 3.15% 2004
100 Gabon 3.1% 2004
Hot countries average (profile) 3.08% 2004
101 Papua New Guinea 3.03% 2004
102 Mexico 3.02% 2004
103 North Korea 3% 2004
=104 Albania 2.95% 2004
=104 Bhutan 2.95% 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 2.94% 2004
106 Haiti 2.93% 2004
107 South Korea 2.88% 2004
=108 Fiji 2.87% 2004
=108 Chile 2.87% 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.85% 2004
110 Libya 2.85% 2004
111 Ghana 2.83% 2004
112 Jamaica 2.82% 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.81% 2004
113 Tunisia 2.8% 2003
=114 Belize 2.74% 2004
=114 Mozambique 2.74% 2004
116 Ethiopia 2.73% 2004
117 Bahrain 2.69% 2004
118 Algeria 2.61% 2004
119 Paraguay 2.59% 2004
Religious countries average (profile) 2.58% 2004
120 Cyprus 2.57% 2004
121 Brunei 2.55% 2004
122 Benin 2.51% 2004
=123 Saudi Arabia 2.49% 2004
=123 Uganda 2.49% 2004
125 Oman 2.44% 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.39% 2004
=126 Uzbekistan 2.38% 2004
=126 Senegal 2.38% 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 2.38% 2004
128 Mauritius 2.35% 2004
129 Guatemala 2.34% 2004
130 Kyrgyzstan 2.29% 2004
131 Kazakhstan 2.27% 2004
132 Thailand 2.26% 2004
133 Ecuador 2.24% 2004
=134 Malaysia 2.23% 2004
=134 Syria 2.23% 2004
136 Niger 2.2% 2004
137 Egypt 2.18% 2004
138 Kuwait 2.17% 2004
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.15% 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.06% 2004
139 United Arab Emirates 2.03% 2004
140 Mauritania 2.01% 2004
141 Venezuela 1.97% 2004
142 Sri Lanka 1.96% 2004
143 Sierra Leone 1.95% 2004
144 Peru 1.92% 2004
145 Yemen 1.91% 2004
146 Dominican Republic 1.9% 2004
=147 Qatar 1.84% 2004
=147 The Gambia 1.84% 2004
149 China 1.79% 2004
150 Madagascar 1.77% 2004
151 Eritrea 1.76% 2004
=152 Morocco 1.75% 2004
=152 Kenya 1.75% 2004
154 Tanzania 1.74% 2004
155 Cambodia 1.73% 2004
failed states average (profile) 1.68% 2004
156 Comoros 1.59% 2004
157 Chad 1.55% 2004
=158 Central African Republic 1.51% 2004
=158 Angola 1.51% 2004
160 Vietnam 1.49% 2004
161 Nepal 1.47% 2004
162 Cameroon 1.46% 2004
=163 Georgia 1.45% 2004
=163 Sudan 1.45% 2004
165 Armenia 1.41% 2004
166 Nigeria 1.4% 2004
167 Trinidad and Tobago 1.36% 2004
168 Philippines 1.35% 2004
169 Guinea-Bissau 1.31% 2004
170 Singapore 1.26% 2004
=171 Congo, Republic of the 1.23% 2004
=171 Equatorial Guinea 1.23% 2004
South Asia average (profile) 1.17% 2004
173 Somalia 1.16% 2001
174 Togo 1.14% 2004
175 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.12% 2004
176 Indonesia 0.96% 2004
177 Tajikistan 0.95% 2004
=178 Azerbaijan 0.9% 2004
=178 Cote d'Ivoire 0.9% 2004
=180 Bangladesh 0.87% 2004
=180 India 0.87% 2004
182 Burundi 0.84% 2004
183 Laos 0.8% 2004
184 Afghanistan 0.74% 2004
185 Guinea 0.7% 2004
186 Pakistan 0.43% 2004
187 Burma 0.28% 2004

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