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

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 LiberiaLiberia 19.48% 2011
2 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 18.84% 2011
3 United StatesUnited States 17.85% 2011
4 TuvaluTuvalu 17.31% 2011
5 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 16.54% 2011
6 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 13.42% 2011
7 LesothoLesotho 12.76% 2011
8 NetherlandsNetherlands 11.96% 2011
9 FranceFrance 11.63% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 11.4% 2011
10 MoldovaMoldova 11.37% 2011
11 CanadaCanada 11.18% 2011
12 DenmarkDenmark 11.15% 2011
13 GermanyGermany 11.06% 2011
14 Costa RicaCosta Rica 10.87% 2011
15 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 10.86% 2011
16 GreeceGreece 10.83% 2011
17 RwandaRwanda 10.76% 2011
18 PalauPalau 10.65% 2011
19 AustriaAustria 10.64% 2011
20 BelgiumBelgium 10.6% 2011
21 SerbiaSerbia 10.43% 2011
22 PortugalPortugal 10.36% 2011
23 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 10.21% 2011
24 European UnionEuropean Union 10.15% 2011
25 New ZealandNew Zealand 10.08% 2011
26 KiribatiKiribati 10.06% 2011
27 NicaraguaNicaragua 10.05% 2011
28 CubaCuba 10% 2011
29 GeorgiaGeorgia 9.89% 2011
30 ParaguayParaguay 9.72% 2011
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 9.63% 2011
31 AfghanistanAfghanistan 9.58% 2011
32 ItalyItaly 9.5% 2011
33 UgandaUganda 9.45% 2011
34 SpainSpain 9.44% 2011
35 IrelandIreland 9.38% 2011
36 SwedenSweden 9.36% 2011
Eurozone averageEurozone average 9.33% 2011
37 MontenegroMontenegro 9.32% 2011
38 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 9.32% 2011
39 JapanJapan 9.27% 2011
40 NorwayNorway 9.07% 2011
41 IcelandIceland 9.07% 2011
42 SloveniaSlovenia 9.06% 2011
43 AustraliaAustralia 9.03% 2011
44 BrazilBrazil 8.9% 2011
45 FinlandFinland 8.85% 2011
46 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 8.83% 2011
European Union averageEuropean Union average 8.83% 2011
47 MaltaMalta 8.74% 2011
48 BurundiBurundi 8.73% 2011
NATO countries averageNATO average 8.71% 2011
49 SlovakiaSlovakia 8.69% 2011
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 8.69% 2011
50 HondurasHonduras 8.62% 2011
51 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 8.55% 2011
52 South AfricaSouth Africa 8.52% 2011
53 MaldivesMaldives 8.5% 2011
54 JordanJordan 8.42% 2011
55 SudanSudan 8.39% 2011
56 MalawiMalawi 8.38% 2011
Europe averageEurope average 8.38% 2011
Potential Future EU Members averagePotential Future EU Members average 8.37% 2011
57 IraqIraq 8.3% 2011
58 PanamaPanama 8.18% 2011
59 ArgentinaArgentina 8.11% 2011
60 SwazilandSwaziland 8.01% 2011
61 TogoTogo 8.01% 2011
62 UruguayUruguay 8% 2011
Cold countries averageCold countries average 7.97% 2011
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 7.95% 2011
63 HaitiHaiti 7.95% 2011
64 DjiboutiDjibouti 7.87% 2011
65 CroatiaCroatia 7.81% 2011
66 HungaryHungary 7.75% 2011
67 IsraelIsrael 7.73% 2011
68 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 7.73% 2011
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 7.7% 2011
69 LuxembourgLuxembourg 7.69% 2011
70 The BahamasThe Bahamas 7.68% 2011
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 7.67% 2011
71 BarbadosBarbados 7.66% 2011
72 ChileChile 7.46% 2011
73 CyprusCyprus 7.41% 2011
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 7.4% 2011
74 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 7.38% 2011
75 TanzaniaTanzania 7.28% 2011
76 BulgariaBulgaria 7.27% 2011
77 EcuadorEcuador 7.26% 2011
78 South KoreaSouth Korea 7.21% 2011
79 AndorraAndorra 7.2% 2011
80 UkraineUkraine 7.19% 2011
81 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 7.19% 2011
82 San MarinoSan Marino 7.18% 2011
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 7.11% 2011
83 SamoaSamoa 7.03% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 6.92% 2011
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 6.83% 2011
84 VietnamVietnam 6.81% 2011
Landlocked countries averageLandlocked countries average 6.81% 2011
85 MaliMali 6.81% 2011
86 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 6.78% 2011
87 El SalvadorEl Salvador 6.78% 2011
88 PolandPoland 6.74% 2011
89 GuatemalaGuatemala 6.73% 2011
90 TurkeyTurkey 6.66% 2011
91 LithuaniaLithuania 6.6% 2011
92 MozambiqueMozambique 6.59% 2011
93 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 6.57% 2011
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 6.57% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 6.54% 2011
94 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 6.51% 2011
95 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 6.49% 2011
96 AlbaniaAlbania 6.32% 2011
97 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 6.28% 2011
98 LebanonLebanon 6.28% 2011
Hot countries averageHot countries average 6.28% 2011
99 RussiaRussia 6.2% 2011
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 6.17% 2011
100 LatviaLatvia 6.17% 2011
101 MexicoMexico 6.16% 2011
102 TunisiaTunisia 6.16% 2011
103 GrenadaGrenada 6.15% 2011
104 ZambiaZambia 6.12% 2011
105 ColombiaColombia 6.12% 2011
Failed states averageFailed states average 6.06% 2011
106 MoroccoMorocco 6.03% 2011
107 SenegalSenegal 5.98% 2011
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 5.97% 2011
108 EstoniaEstonia 5.96% 2011
109 GuineaGuinea 5.96% 2011
110 IranIran 5.95% 2011
111 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 5.94% 2011
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 5.9% 2011
112 MauritiusMauritius 5.89% 2011
113 DominicaDominica 5.87% 2011
114 GuyanaGuyana 5.86% 2011
115 RomaniaRomania 5.84% 2011
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 5.83% 2011
116 TajikistanTajikistan 5.78% 2011
117 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 5.73% 2011
118 CambodiaCambodia 5.69% 2011
119 BelizeBelize 5.65% 2011
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 5.49% 2011
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 5.47% 2011
120 YemenYemen 5.46% 2011
121 NepalNepal 5.44% 2011
122 UzbekistanUzbekistan 5.42% 2011
123 MauritaniaMauritania 5.39% 2011
124 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 5.36% 2011
125 NamibiaNamibia 5.34% 2011
126 BelarusBelarus 5.32% 2011
127 NigeriaNigeria 5.32% 2011
128 NigerNiger 5.32% 2011
129 SurinameSuriname 5.29% 2011
130 TongaTonga 5.26% 2011
131 MongoliaMongolia 5.26% 2011
132 ComorosComoros 5.26% 2011
133 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 5.24% 2011
134 CameroonCameroon 5.23% 2011
135 VenezuelaVenezuela 5.16% 2011
136 ChinaChina 5.16% 2011
137 East TimorEast Timor 5.07% 2011
138 BotswanaBotswana 5.06% 2011
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 5.04% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 4.95% 2011
139 JamaicaJamaica 4.93% 2011
140 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 4.93% 2011
141 BoliviaBolivia 4.88% 2011
142 EgyptEgypt 4.88% 2011
143 PeruPeru 4.81% 2011
144 GhanaGhana 4.78% 2011
145 Cape VerdeCape Verde 4.76% 2011
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 4.75% 2011
146 EthiopiaEthiopia 4.65% 2011
147 BeninBenin 4.57% 2011
148 SingaporeSingapore 4.56% 2011
149 KenyaKenya 4.49% 2011
150 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 4.43% 2011
151 LibyaLibya 4.39% 2011
152 The GambiaThe Gambia 4.39% 2011
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 4.38% 2011
153 MonacoMonaco 4.35% 2011
154 ArmeniaArmenia 4.33% 2011
155 ChadChad 4.28% 2011
156 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 4.28% 2011
157 VanuatuVanuatu 4.12% 2011
158 PhilippinesPhilippines 4.07% 2011
159 MadagascarMadagascar 4.07% 2011
160 BhutanBhutan 4.07% 2011
161 ThailandThailand 4.06% 2011
162 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 3.95% 2011
163 AlgeriaAlgeria 3.93% 2011
164 KazakhstanKazakhstan 3.92% 2011
165 IndiaIndia 3.87% 2011
166 FijiFiji 3.82% 2011
167 BahrainBahrain 3.79% 2011
168 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 3.79% 2011
169 SeychellesSeychelles 3.78% 2011
170 SyriaSyria 3.74% 2011
171 BangladeshBangladesh 3.72% 2011
172 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 3.69% 2011
173 MalaysiaMalaysia 3.58% 2011
174 AngolaAngola 3.49% 2011
175 Sri LankaSri Lanka 3.43% 2011
176 United Arab EmiratesUAE 3.35% 2011
177 GabonGabon 3.22% 2011
178 LaosLaos 2.77% 2011
179 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 2.73% 2011
180 IndonesiaIndonesia 2.72% 2011
181 KuwaitKuwait 2.66% 2011
182 EritreaEritrea 2.56% 2011
183 PakistanPakistan 2.51% 2011
184 BruneiBrunei 2.46% 2011
185 Republic of the CongoCongo Rep. 2.45% 2011
186 OmanOman 2.34% 2011
187 SomaliaSomalia 2.25% 2001
188 BurmaBurma 2% 2011
189 QatarQatar 1.91% 2011
190 South SudanSouth Sudan 1.65% 2011
191 ZimbabweZimbabwe 0.675% 2001

Citation

"All countries compared for Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)", 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,-total/%-of-GDP

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