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Health > Health spending > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kiribati 19.13% 2007
2 United States 15.68% 2007
3 Marshall Islands 14.7% 2007
4 Burundi 13.88% 2007
5 East Timor 13.6% 2007
6 Sao Tome and Principe 11.2% 2007
7 France 11.02% 2007
8 Switzerland 10.8% 2007
9 Palau 10.79% 2007
10 Liberia 10.61% 2007
11 Germany 10.43% 2007
12 Cuba 10.36% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 10.34% 2007
13 Moldova 10.34% 2007
14 Rwanda 10.32% 2007
15 Austria 10.14% 2007
16 Canada 10.12% 2007
17 Portugal 10% 2007
18 Argentina 9.98% 2007
19 Serbia and Montenegro 9.92% 2007
20 Malawi 9.9% 2007
21 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.84% 2007
22 Tuvalu 9.79% 2007
=23 Denmark 9.76% 2007
=23 Maldives 9.76% 2007
25 Greece 9.59% 2007
26 Belgium 9.39% 2007
27 Iceland 9.3% 2007
28 European Union 9.27% 2007
29 Sweden 9.07% 2007
30 New Zealand 9.04% 2007
=31 Netherlands 8.95% 2007
=31 Zimbabwe 8.95% 2007
=33 Norway 8.91% 2007
=33 Jordan 8.91% 2007
35 Australia 8.88% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 8.87% 2007
36 Lebanon 8.83% 2007
37 Italy 8.72% 2007
38 South Africa 8.62% 2007
39 Spain 8.45% 2007
40 Brazil 8.44% 2007
41 United Kingdom 8.42% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 8.38% 2007
=42 Ghana 8.26% 2007
=42 Nicaragua 8.26% 2007
44 Finland 8.19% 2007
45 Guyana 8.18% 2007
46 Georgia 8.16% 2007
47 Costa Rica 8.1% 2007
48 Japan 8.02% 2007
European Union average (profile) 8.02% 2007
49 Uruguay 8.01% 2007
50 Israel 8% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 7.99% 2007
51 Slovenia 7.85% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.75% 2007
52 Slovakia 7.74% 2007
Europe average (profile) 7.71% 2007
=53 Croatia 7.63% 2007
=53 Namibia 7.63% 2007
55 Suriname 7.6% 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.58% 2007
56 Ireland 7.57% 2007
57 Andorra 7.55% 2007
58 Malta 7.54% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 7.41% 2007
59 Hungary 7.41% 2007
60 Bulgaria 7.35% 2007
61 Guatemala 7.28% 2007
62 The Bahamas 7.27% 2007
63 Djibouti 7.23% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 7.21% 2007
Christian countries average (profile) 7.18% 2007
64 Luxembourg 7.13% 2007
=65 San Marino 7.11% 2007
=65 Vietnam 7.11% 2007
67 Grenada 7.06% 2007
68 Albania 7.03% 2007
69 Barbados 6.96% 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.95% 2007
70 Ukraine 6.9% 2007
71 Czech Republic 6.77% 2007
72 Panama 6.68% 2007
73 Nigeria 6.63% 2007
74 Cyprus 6.56% 2007
75 Kyrgyzstan 6.52% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.49% 2007
76 Belarus 6.48% 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 6.42% 2007
77 Poland 6.42% 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 6.38% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 6.35% 2007
78 Saint Lucia 6.34% 2007
79 Uganda 6.28% 2007
80 Chile 6.24% 2007
=81 Dominica 6.22% 2007
=81 Lithuania 6.22% 2007
=81 Lesotho 6.22% 2007
84 Honduras 6.2% 2007
=85 El Salvador 6.17% 2007
=85 Latvia 6.17% 2007
87 Zambia 6.16% 2007
88 Togo 6.1% 2007
89 Guinea-Bissau 6.09% 2007
90 Burkina Faso 6.07% 2007
91 Colombia 6.06% 2007
92 Swaziland 6.01% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.01% 2007
=93 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.96% 2007
=93 Tunisia 5.96% 2007
95 Cambodia 5.94% 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 5.89% 2007
96 Mexico 5.86% 2007
97 Ecuador 5.84% 2007
98 Venezuela 5.77% 2007
99 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.75% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.75% 2007
=100 Senegal 5.72% 2007
=100 Mali 5.72% 2007
=102 Paraguay 5.71% 2007
=102 Botswana 5.71% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.65% 2007
104 Guinea 5.56% 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 5.56% 2007
105 The Gambia 5.5% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 5.47% 2007
106 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.45% 2007
107 Russia 5.4% 2007
=108 Dominican Republic 5.37% 2007
=108 Estonia 5.37% 2007
110 Tanzania 5.32% 2007
111 Niger 5.3% 2007
112 Haiti 5.29% 2007
113 Tajikistan 5.28% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.22% 2007
114 Seychelles 5.13% 2007
115 Nepal 5.06% 2007
116 Samoa 5.01% 2007
117 Uzbekistan 4.99% 2007
=118 Turkey 4.98% 2007
=118 Morocco 4.98% 2007
120 Bolivia 4.97% 2007
121 Mozambique 4.93% 2007
122 Cameroon 4.9% 2007
=123 Trinidad and Tobago 4.8% 2007
=123 Chad 4.8% 2007
125 Benin 4.76% 2007
126 Kenya 4.73% 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.7% 2007
127 Romania 4.69% 2007
128 Jamaica 4.68% 2007
129 Antigua and Barbuda 4.67% 2007
130 Solomon Islands 4.64% 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 4.63% 2007
131 Gabon 4.58% 2007
132 Cape Verde 4.55% 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 4.55% 2007
133 Armenia 4.42% 2007
134 Sierra Leone 4.41% 2007
135 Tonga 4.4% 2007
136 Malaysia 4.37% 2007
137 Algeria 4.36% 2007
138 Mongolia 4.27% 2007
=139 Peru 4.26% 2007
=139 China 4.26% 2007
141 Sri Lanka 4.2% 2007
=142 Mauritius 4.17% 2007
=142 Cote d'Ivoire 4.17% 2007
144 Madagascar 4.13% 2007
145 India 4.11% 2007
146 Central African Republic 4.1% 2007
147 Bhutan 4.08% 2007
148 Fiji 4.02% 2007
=149 Monaco 4.01% 2007
=149 Belize 4.01% 2007
151 Laos 4% 2007
=152 Philippines 3.85% 2007
=152 Qatar 3.85% 2007
154 Ethiopia 3.79% 2007
155 Bahrain 3.75% 2007
156 Thailand 3.73% 2007
157 Kazakhstan 3.71% 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 3.67% 2007
158 Azerbaijan 3.65% 2007
159 Syria 3.59% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 3.57% 2007
160 Vanuatu 3.56% 2007
161 Sudan 3.55% 2007
162 Saudi Arabia 3.42% 2007
163 Bangladesh 3.38% 2007
164 Eritrea 3.29% 2007
165 Comoros 3.26% 2007
166 Papua New Guinea 3.16% 2007
167 Singapore 3.08% 2007
168 United Arab Emirates 2.75% 2007
169 Pakistan 2.72% 2007
170 Libya 2.65% 2007
171 Turkmenistan 2.64% 2007
172 Angola 2.54% 2007
173 Iraq 2.51% 2007
174 Oman 2.43% 2007
175 Congo, Republic of the 2.4% 2007
176 Mauritania 2.39% 2007
177 Brunei 2.36% 2007
178 Kuwait 2.21% 2007
179 Indonesia 2.17% 2007
180 Equatorial Guinea 2.08% 2007
181 Burma 1.93% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Health spending > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organisation National Health Account database (www.who.int/nha/en) supplemented by country data. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Health-spending/%-of-GDP

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