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Health > Health expenditure, public > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Health expenditure, public (% of GDP). 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tuvalu 17.3% 2011
2 Marshall Islands 13.78% 2011
3 Federated States of Micronesia 12.18% 2011
4 Netherlands 10.24% 2011
5 Denmark 9.5% 2011
6 Cuba 9.46% 2011
7 Lesotho 9.45% 2011
8 France 8.92% 2011
9 Germany 8.39% 2011
10 New Zealand 8.39% 2011
11 Solomon Islands 8.37% 2011
12 United States 8.2% 2011
13 Belgium 8.05% 2011
14 Kiribati 8.05% 2011
15 Austria 8.04% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.98% 2011
16 Palau 7.96% 2011
17 Canada 7.87% 2011
18 European Union 7.82% 2011
19 Norway 7.77% 2011
20 United Kingdom 7.71% 2011
21 Costa Rica 7.62% 2011
22 Sweden 7.57% 2011
23 Japan 7.42% 2011
24 Italy 7.34% 2011
25 Iceland 7.29% 2011
26 Switzerland 7.11% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.97% 2011
27 Spain 6.95% 2011
28 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.95% 2011
29 Iraq 6.7% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 6.67% 2011
30 Portugal 6.63% 2011
31 Greece 6.63% 2011
32 Finland 6.62% 2011
33 Croatia 6.62% 2011
34 Ireland 6.61% 2011
35 Slovenia 6.59% 2011
36 Luxembourg 6.48% 2011
37 Serbia 6.48% 2011
European Union average (profile) 6.46% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 6.45% 2011
38 Samoa 6.25% 2011
39 Montenegro 6.24% 2011
40 Australia 6.19% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.18% 2011
41 Czech Republic 6.16% 2011
42 Malawi 6.16% 2011
43 Liberia 6.15% 2011
44 Rwanda 6.11% 2011
45 San Marino 6.08% 2011
Europe average (profile) 5.77% 2011
46 Jordan 5.71% 2011
47 Malta 5.59% 2011
48 Swaziland 5.56% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5.55% 2011
49 Slovakia 5.54% 2011
50 Panama 5.52% 2011
51 Nicaragua 5.46% 2011
52 Uruguay 5.41% 2011
53 Djibouti 5.36% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 5.31% 2011
54 Andorra 5.29% 2011
55 Moldova 5.18% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.06% 2011
56 Hungary 5.02% 2011
57 Turkey 4.99% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 4.99% 2011
58 Argentina 4.92% 2011
59 Barbados 4.91% 2011
60 Poland 4.8% 2011
61 Israel 4.76% 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 4.75% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.74% 2011
62 Lithuania 4.71% 2011
63 Estonia 4.7% 2011
64 Romania 4.69% 2011
65 Guyana 4.64% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.59% 2011
66 Colombia 4.58% 2011
67 Tonga 4.4% 2011
68 El Salvador 4.29% 2011
69 Dominica 4.23% 2011
70 Togo 4.18% 2011
71 Honduras 4.15% 2011
72 South Korea 4.13% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.09% 2011
73 Brazil 4.07% 2011
74 South Africa 4.06% 2011
75 Antigua and Barbuda 4.05% 2011
76 Republic of Macedonia 4.03% 2011
77 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.03% 2011
78 Bulgaria 4.02% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 4% 2011
79 Kyrgyzstan 3.87% 2011
80 Monaco 3.85% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 3.85% 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 3.79% 2011
81 Maldives 3.78% 2011
82 Belarus 3.76% 2011
83 Belize 3.76% 2011
84 Paraguay 3.75% 2011
85 Ukraine 3.72% 2011
86 Russia 3.7% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 3.69% 2011
87 Zambia 3.66% 2011
88 East Timor 3.62% 2011
89 Vanuatu 3.62% 2011
90 Latvia 3.61% 2011
91 The Bahamas 3.59% 2011
92 Cape Verde 3.57% 2011
93 Chile 3.5% 2011
94 Senegal 3.49% 2011
95 Seychelles 3.48% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 3.47% 2011
96 Saint Lucia 3.47% 2011
97 Haiti 3.47% 2011
98 Bolivia 3.45% 2011
99 Bhutan 3.41% 2011
100 Sierra Leone 3.39% 2011
101 Tunisia 3.39% 2011
102 Papua New Guinea 3.38% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.38% 2011
103 Burkina Faso 3.27% 2011
104 Mauritania 3.27% 2011
105 Cyprus 3.21% 2011
106 Algeria 3.17% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.1% 2011
107 Mali 3.09% 2011
108 Botswana 3.08% 2011
109 Thailand 3.06% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.06% 2011
110 Namibia 3.05% 2011
111 Mexico 3.04% 2011
112 Comoros 3.04% 2011
113 Trinidad and Tobago 3.03% 2011
114 Libya 3.02% 2011
115 Mongolia 3.01% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 3% 2011
116 Grenada 2.98% 2011
117 Ecuador 2.98% 2011
118 Niger 2.93% 2011
119 China 2.89% 2011
120 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.88% 2011
121 Tanzania 2.88% 2011
122 Burundi 2.85% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.84% 2011
123 Albania 2.83% 2011
124 Suriname 2.81% 2011
125 Uzbekistan 2.78% 2011
126 Vietnam 2.75% 2011
127 Mozambique 2.75% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 2.72% 2011
128 Peru 2.7% 2011
129 Bahrain 2.69% 2011
130 Ethiopia 2.69% 2011
131 Ghana 2.68% 2011
132 Jamaica 2.67% 2011
133 Dominican Republic 2.65% 2011
134 Equatorial Guinea 2.62% 2011
135 Fiji 2.61% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.6% 2011
136 Sao Tome and Principe 2.57% 2011
137 Madagascar 2.57% 2011
138 Saudi Arabia 2.54% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.53% 2011
139 United Arab Emirates 2.49% 2011
140 Uganda 2.49% 2011
141 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.47% 2011
142 Benin 2.43% 2011
143 Guatemala 2.39% 2011
144 Sudan 2.38% 2011
145 The Gambia 2.37% 2011
146 Mauritius 2.37% 2011
147 Iran 2.36% 2011
148 Kazakhstan 2.27% 2011
149 Georgia 2.19% 2011
150 Kuwait 2.19% 2011
151 Angola 2.15% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.15% 2011
152 Nepal 2.14% 2011
failed states average (profile) 2.12% 2011
153 Brunei 2.1% 2011
154 Morocco 2.07% 2011
155 Egypt 1.97% 2011
156 Central African Republic 1.97% 2011
157 Nigeria 1.95% 2011
158 Venezuela 1.89% 2011
159 Oman 1.89% 2011
160 Syria 1.83% 2011
161 Cote d'Ivoire 1.81% 2011
162 Kenya 1.77% 2011
163 Gabon 1.72% 2011
164 Tajikistan 1.71% 2011
165 Guinea-Bissau 1.69% 2011
166 Turkmenistan 1.66% 2011
167 Republic of the Congo 1.65% 2011
168 Malaysia 1.64% 2011
169 Guinea 1.63% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 1.63% 2011
170 Cameroon 1.63% 2011
171 Lebanon 1.6% 2011
172 Armenia 1.55% 2011
173 Sri Lanka 1.53% 2011
174 Qatar 1.5% 2011
175 Afghanistan 1.49% 2011
176 Singapore 1.42% 2011
177 Laos 1.37% 2011
178 Bangladesh 1.36% 2011
179 Philippines 1.36% 2011
180 Cambodia 1.28% 2011
181 Eritrea 1.25% 2011
182 India 1.2% 2011
183 Chad 1.16% 2011
184 Yemen 1.14% 2011
185 Azerbaijan 1.12% 2011
186 Somalia 1% 2001
187 Indonesia 0.928% 2011
188 South Sudan 0.682% 2011
189 Pakistan 0.678% 2011
190 Burma 0.259% 2011
191 Zimbabwe 0.259% 2001

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"Countries Compared by Health > Health expenditure, public > % 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/stats/Health/Health-expenditure,-public/%-of-GDP

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