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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 Liberia 19.48% 2011
2 Sierra Leone 18.84% 2011
3 United States 17.85% 2011
4 Tuvalu 17.31% 2011
5 Marshall Islands 16.54% 2011
6 Federated States of Micronesia 13.42% 2011
7 Lesotho 12.76% 2011
8 Netherlands 11.96% 2011
9 France 11.63% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.4% 2011
10 Moldova 11.37% 2011
11 Canada 11.18% 2011
12 Denmark 11.15% 2011
13 Germany 11.06% 2011
14 Costa Rica 10.87% 2011
15 Switzerland 10.86% 2011
16 Greece 10.83% 2011
17 Rwanda 10.76% 2011
18 Palau 10.65% 2011
19 Austria 10.64% 2011
20 Belgium 10.6% 2011
21 Serbia 10.43% 2011
22 Portugal 10.36% 2011
23 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10.21% 2011
24 European Union 10.15% 2011
25 New Zealand 10.08% 2011
26 Kiribati 10.06% 2011
27 Nicaragua 10.05% 2011
28 Cuba 10% 2011
29 Georgia 9.89% 2011
30 Paraguay 9.72% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9.63% 2011
31 Afghanistan 9.58% 2011
32 Italy 9.5% 2011
33 Uganda 9.45% 2011
34 Spain 9.44% 2011
35 Ireland 9.38% 2011
36 Sweden 9.36% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 9.33% 2011
37 Montenegro 9.32% 2011
38 United Kingdom 9.32% 2011
39 Japan 9.27% 2011
40 Norway 9.07% 2011
41 Iceland 9.07% 2011
42 Slovenia 9.06% 2011
43 Australia 9.03% 2011
44 Brazil 8.9% 2011
45 Finland 8.85% 2011
46 Solomon Islands 8.83% 2011
European Union average (profile) 8.83% 2011
47 Malta 8.74% 2011
48 Burundi 8.73% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 8.71% 2011
49 Slovakia 8.69% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 8.69% 2011
50 Honduras 8.62% 2011
51 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.55% 2011
52 South Africa 8.52% 2011
53 Maldives 8.5% 2011
54 Jordan 8.42% 2011
55 Sudan 8.39% 2011
56 Malawi 8.38% 2011
Europe average (profile) 8.38% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 8.37% 2011
57 Iraq 8.3% 2011
58 Panama 8.18% 2011
59 Argentina 8.11% 2011
60 Swaziland 8.01% 2011
61 Togo 8.01% 2011
62 Uruguay 8% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 7.97% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.95% 2011
63 Haiti 7.95% 2011
64 Djibouti 7.87% 2011
65 Croatia 7.81% 2011
66 Hungary 7.75% 2011
67 Israel 7.73% 2011
68 Sao Tome and Principe 7.73% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 7.7% 2011
69 Luxembourg 7.69% 2011
70 The Bahamas 7.68% 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 7.67% 2011
71 Barbados 7.66% 2011
72 Chile 7.46% 2011
73 Cyprus 7.41% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 7.4% 2011
74 Czech Republic 7.38% 2011
75 Tanzania 7.28% 2011
76 Bulgaria 7.27% 2011
77 Ecuador 7.26% 2011
78 South Korea 7.21% 2011
79 Andorra 7.2% 2011
80 Ukraine 7.19% 2011
81 Saint Lucia 7.19% 2011
82 San Marino 7.18% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 7.11% 2011
83 Samoa 7.03% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.92% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 6.83% 2011
84 Vietnam 6.81% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 6.81% 2011
85 Mali 6.81% 2011
86 Cote d'Ivoire 6.78% 2011
87 El Salvador 6.78% 2011
88 Poland 6.74% 2011
89 Guatemala 6.73% 2011
90 Turkey 6.66% 2011
91 Lithuania 6.6% 2011
92 Mozambique 6.59% 2011
93 Republic of Macedonia 6.57% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.57% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.54% 2011
94 Burkina Faso 6.51% 2011
95 Kyrgyzstan 6.49% 2011
96 Albania 6.32% 2011
97 Guinea-Bissau 6.28% 2011
98 Lebanon 6.28% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 6.28% 2011
99 Russia 6.2% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.17% 2011
100 Latvia 6.17% 2011
101 Mexico 6.16% 2011
102 Tunisia 6.16% 2011
103 Grenada 6.15% 2011
104 Zambia 6.12% 2011
105 Colombia 6.12% 2011
failed states average (profile) 6.06% 2011
106 Morocco 6.03% 2011
107 Senegal 5.98% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 5.97% 2011
108 Estonia 5.96% 2011
109 Guinea 5.96% 2011
110 Iran 5.95% 2011
111 Antigua and Barbuda 5.94% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.9% 2011
112 Mauritius 5.89% 2011
113 Dominica 5.87% 2011
114 Guyana 5.86% 2011
115 Romania 5.84% 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 5.83% 2011
116 Tajikistan 5.78% 2011
117 Trinidad and Tobago 5.73% 2011
118 Cambodia 5.69% 2011
119 Belize 5.65% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.49% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.47% 2011
120 Yemen 5.46% 2011
121 Nepal 5.44% 2011
122 Uzbekistan 5.42% 2011
123 Mauritania 5.39% 2011
124 Dominican Republic 5.36% 2011
125 Namibia 5.34% 2011
126 Belarus 5.32% 2011
127 Nigeria 5.32% 2011
128 Niger 5.32% 2011
129 Suriname 5.29% 2011
130 Tonga 5.26% 2011
131 Mongolia 5.26% 2011
132 Comoros 5.26% 2011
133 Azerbaijan 5.24% 2011
134 Cameroon 5.23% 2011
135 Venezuela 5.16% 2011
136 China 5.16% 2011
137 East Timor 5.07% 2011
138 Botswana 5.06% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.04% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 4.95% 2011
139 Jamaica 4.93% 2011
140 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.93% 2011
141 Bolivia 4.88% 2011
142 Egypt 4.88% 2011
143 Peru 4.81% 2011
144 Ghana 4.78% 2011
145 Cape Verde 4.76% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 4.75% 2011
146 Ethiopia 4.65% 2011
147 Benin 4.57% 2011
148 Singapore 4.56% 2011
149 Kenya 4.49% 2011
150 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.43% 2011
151 Libya 4.39% 2011
152 The Gambia 4.39% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.38% 2011
153 Monaco 4.35% 2011
154 Armenia 4.33% 2011
155 Chad 4.28% 2011
156 Papua New Guinea 4.28% 2011
157 Vanuatu 4.12% 2011
158 Philippines 4.07% 2011
159 Madagascar 4.07% 2011
160 Bhutan 4.07% 2011
161 Thailand 4.06% 2011
162 Equatorial Guinea 3.95% 2011
163 Algeria 3.93% 2011
164 Kazakhstan 3.92% 2011
165 India 3.87% 2011
166 Fiji 3.82% 2011
167 Bahrain 3.79% 2011
168 Central African Republic 3.79% 2011
169 Seychelles 3.78% 2011
170 Syria 3.74% 2011
171 Bangladesh 3.72% 2011
172 Saudi Arabia 3.69% 2011
173 Malaysia 3.58% 2011
174 Angola 3.49% 2011
175 Sri Lanka 3.43% 2011
176 United Arab Emirates 3.35% 2011
177 Gabon 3.22% 2011
178 Laos 2.77% 2011
179 Turkmenistan 2.73% 2011
180 Indonesia 2.72% 2011
181 Kuwait 2.66% 2011
182 Eritrea 2.56% 2011
183 Pakistan 2.51% 2011
184 Brunei 2.46% 2011
185 Republic of the Congo 2.45% 2011
186 Oman 2.34% 2011
187 Somalia 2.25% 2001
188 Burma 2% 2011
189 Qatar 1.91% 2011
190 South Sudan 1.65% 2011
191 Zimbabwe 0.675% 2001

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"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/stats/Health/Health-expenditure,-total/%-of-GDP

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