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

DEFINITION: Health expenditure, public (% of government expenditure). 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 Costa Rica 28.03% 2011
2 Solomon Islands 25.47% 2011
3 Samoa 25.1% 2011
4 Rwanda 23.75% 2011
5 Andorra 21.25% 2011
6 Switzerland 21.02% 2011
7 Netherlands 20.56% 2011
8 Argentina 20.41% 2011
9 Uruguay 19.98% 2011
10 Federated States of Micronesia 19.83% 2011
11 New Zealand 19.81% 2011
12 United States 19.8% 2011
13 Nicaragua 19.11% 2011
14 Liberia 18.88% 2011
15 Monaco 18.82% 2011
16 Colombia 18.53% 2011
17 Germany 18.52% 2011
18 Malawi 18.52% 2011
19 Canada 18.34% 2010
20 Marshall Islands 18.28% 2011
21 Japan 18.18% 2011
22 Tuvalu 18.03% 2011
23 Croatia 17.74% 2011
24 Norway 17.69% 2011
25 Jordan 17.57% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 17.17% 2011
26 Honduras 17% 2011
27 Australia 16.76% 2011
28 Paraguay 16.44% 2011
29 Denmark 16.37% 2011
30 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.22% 2011
31 Guyana 16.17% 2011
32 Zambia 15.98% 2011
33 Palau 15.96% 2011
34 France 15.93% 2011
35 Austria 15.91% 2011
36 Antigua and Barbuda 15.88% 2011
37 United Kingdom 15.87% 2011
38 European Union 15.85% 2011
39 Tonga 15.76% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 15.47% 2011
40 Luxembourg 15.45% 2011
41 Iceland 15.4% 2011
42 Spain 15.39% 2011
43 Togo 15.38% 2011
44 Madagascar 15.27% 2011
45 Chile 15.13% 2011
46 Belgium 15.1% 2011
47 Vanuatu 15.03% 2011
48 Peru 15% 2011
49 The Bahamas 14.89% 2011
50 Swaziland 14.87% 2011
51 Sweden 14.77% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 14.75% 2011
52 Guatemala 14.73% 2011
53 Italy 14.72% 2011
54 Ethiopia 14.64% 2011
55 Lesotho 14.61% 2011
56 El Salvador 14.54% 2011
57 Slovakia 14.51% 2011
58 Thailand 14.48% 2011
59 Dominican Republic 14.22% 2011
60 Czech Republic 14.2% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 14.16% 2011
61 Djibouti 14.15% 2011
62 Serbia 14.09% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 14.06% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 14.06% 2011
63 Cuba 14.03% 2011
European Union average (profile) 13.89% 2011
64 South Korea 13.73% 2011
65 San Marino 13.64% 2011
Europe average (profile) 13.6% 2011
66 Montenegro 13.59% 2011
67 Ireland 13.5% 2011
68 Portugal 13.44% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 13.41% 2011
69 Belize 13.41% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 13.37% 2011
70 Comoros 13.37% 2011
71 Malta 13.3% 2011
72 Moldova 13.26% 2011
73 Greece 13.2% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 13.09% 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 13.03% 2011
74 Slovenia 13% 2011
75 Belarus 12.99% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 12.86% 2011
76 Panama 12.85% 2011
77 Burkina Faso 12.84% 2011
78 Turkey 12.79% 2011
79 Papua New Guinea 12.75% 2011
80 South Africa 12.71% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 12.69% 2011
81 Lithuania 12.55% 2011
82 China 12.49% 2011
83 Central African Republic 12.35% 2011
84 Estonia 12.29% 2011
85 Dominica 12.26% 2011
86 Mali 12.25% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 12.22% 2011
87 Finland 12.08% 2011
88 Mexico 12.03% 2011
89 Senegal 11.92% 2011
90 Romania 11.91% 2011
91 Suriname 11.89% 2011
92 Ghana 11.87% 2011
93 Ukraine 11.75% 2011
94 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11.7% 2011
95 Sierra Leone 11.69% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 11.68% 2011
96 Republic of Macedonia 11.68% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 11.66% 2011
97 Kyrgyzstan 11.59% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 11.37% 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 11.36% 2010
98 The Gambia 11.28% 2011
99 Bulgaria 11.28% 2011
100 Saint Lucia 11.14% 2011
101 Tanzania 11.13% 2011
102 Niger 11.08% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 11.03% 2011
103 Poland 11.01% 2011
104 Grenada 10.96% 2011
105 Barbados 10.93% 2011
106 Mauritania 10.86% 2011
107 Tunisia 10.85% 2011
108 Uganda 10.82% 2011
109 Democratic Republic of the Congo 10.79% 2011
110 Israel 10.66% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 10.62% 2011
111 Sudan 10.57% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 10.55% 2011
112 Kazakhstan 10.54% 2011
113 Benin 10.52% 2011
114 Iraq 10.2% 2011
115 Hungary 10.18% 2011
116 Russia 10.11% 2011
117 Iran 10.06% 2011
118 Kiribati 9.99% 2011
119 Haiti 9.93% 2011
120 Albania 9.85% 2011
121 Turkmenistan 9.84% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 9.69% 2011
122 Mauritius 9.67% 2011
123 Nepal 9.56% 2011
124 Vietnam 9.43% 2011
125 Latvia 9.31% 2011
126 Maldives 9.3% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 9.3% 2011
127 Seychelles 9.26% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 9.22% 2011
128 Bahrain 9.16% 2011
129 Fiji 9.08% 2011
130 Bangladesh 8.93% 2011
131 Brunei 8.85% 2011
132 Philippines 8.85% 2010
133 Singapore 8.82% 2011
134 United Arab Emirates 8.81% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 8.7% 2011
135 Brazil 8.69% 2011
136 Botswana 8.67% 2011
137 Uzbekistan 8.54% 2011
138 Cameroon 8.53% 2011
139 Algeria 8.31% 2011
140 Burundi 8.14% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 8.12% 2011
141 India 8.05% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 8.04% 2011
142 Trinidad and Tobago 8.01% 2011
143 Cape Verde 7.93% 2011
144 Bhutan 7.91% 2011
145 Bolivia 7.88% 2011
146 Libya 7.87% 2011
147 Guinea-Bissau 7.79% 2011
148 Mozambique 7.75% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 7.69% 2011
149 Nigeria 7.51% 2011
failed states average (profile) 7.23% 2011
150 Venezuela 7.17% 2011
151 Sri Lanka 7.16% 2011
152 Equatorial Guinea 6.96% 2011
153 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.92% 2011
154 Egypt 6.9% 2011
155 Cyprus 6.87% 2011
156 Georgia 6.87% 2011
157 Saudi Arabia 6.84% 2011
158 Cote d'Ivoire 6.81% 2011
159 Mongolia 6.81% 2011
160 Guinea 6.77% 2011
161 Gabon 6.63% 2011
162 Jamaica 6.63% 2011
163 Namibia 6.54% 2011
164 Morocco 6.53% 2011
165 Republic of the Congo 6.46% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 6.36% 2011
166 Cambodia 6.32% 2011
167 Tajikistan 6.23% 2011
168 Ecuador 6.2% 2011
169 Angola 6.14% 2011
170 Malaysia 6.12% 2011
171 Laos 6.09% 2011
172 Kenya 5.94% 2011
173 Kuwait 5.91% 2011
174 Qatar 5.81% 2011
175 Lebanon 5.79% 2011
176 Armenia 5.78% 2011
177 Syria 5.58% 2011
178 Sao Tome and Principe 5.58% 2011
179 Indonesia 5.32% 2011
180 Oman 4.93% 2011
181 Yemen 4.33% 2011
182 Somalia 4.19% 2001
183 South Sudan 4% 2011
184 Azerbaijan 3.66% 2011
185 Eritrea 3.6% 2011
186 Pakistan 3.58% 2011
187 Afghanistan 3.34% 2011
188 Chad 3.27% 2011
189 East Timor 2.92% 2011
190 Burma 1.3% 2011
191 Zimbabwe 0.0163% 2001

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"Countries Compared by Health > Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure. 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-government-expenditure

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