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Health > Public health spending > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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 organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kiribati 16.07% 2007
2 Marshall Islands 14.32% 2007
3 East Timor 11.51% 2007
4 Cuba 9.89% 2007
5 Tuvalu 9.77% 2007
6 France 8.7% 2007
7 Palau 8.46% 2007
8 Denmark 8.25% 2007
9 Germany 8.02% 2007
10 Austria 7.75% 2007
11 Iceland 7.67% 2007
12 Norway 7.49% 2007
13 Sweden 7.41% 2007
14 Netherlands 7.34% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.29% 2007
=15 European Union 7.18% 2007
=15 Guyana 7.18% 2007
=17 New Zealand 7.14% 2007
=17 United States 7.14% 2007
19 Canada 7.08% 2007
20 Portugal 7.07% 2007
21 Belgium 6.96% 2007
22 United Kingdom 6.88% 2007
23 Italy 6.68% 2007
24 Croatia 6.64% 2007
25 Japan 6.53% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.48% 2007
26 Luxembourg 6.48% 2007
27 Switzerland 6.4% 2007
28 Maldives 6.38% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 6.13% 2007
29 Serbia and Montenegro 6.13% 2007
=30 Finland 6.11% 2007
=30 Ireland 6.11% 2007
32 San Marino 6.08% 2007
33 Spain 6.07% 2007
34 Australia 5.99% 2007
European Union average (profile) 5.99% 2007
35 Uruguay 5.93% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 5.92% 2007
=36 Malawi 5.9% 2007
=36 Costa Rica 5.9% 2007
38 Malta 5.84% 2007
39 Greece 5.79% 2007
40 Czech Republic 5.76% 2007
41 Slovenia 5.61% 2007
42 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.59% 2007
43 Djibouti 5.54% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.47% 2007
44 Jordan 5.4% 2007
Europe average (profile) 5.4% 2007
45 Sao Tome and Principe 5.28% 2007
46 Andorra 5.27% 2007
47 Moldova 5.25% 2007
=48 Hungary 5.23% 2007
=48 Burundi 5.23% 2007
50 Slovakia 5.18% 2007
51 Colombia 5.11% 2007
52 Argentina 5.07% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 5.01% 2007
53 Belarus 4.86% 2007
54 Rwanda 4.85% 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 4.84% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.72% 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 4.64% 2007
55 Poland 4.55% 2007
56 Lithuania 4.54% 2007
57 Nicaragua 4.53% 2007
58 Israel 4.47% 2007
59 Barbados 4.45% 2007
Christian countries average (profile) 4.42% 2007
60 Panama 4.32% 2007
61 Solomon Islands 4.28% 2007
=62 Botswana 4.26% 2007
=62 Ghana 4.26% 2007
64 Samoa 4.24% 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.21% 2007
65 Bulgaria 4.2% 2007
66 Zimbabwe 4.14% 2007
67 Estonia 4.11% 2007
68 Honduras 4.08% 2007
69 Ukraine 3.97% 2007
70 Lebanon 3.95% 2007
71 Dominica 3.86% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.77% 2007
72 Romania 3.77% 2007
73 Swaziland 3.76% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 3.76% 2007
74 The Bahamas 3.71% 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 3.68% 2007
75 Chile 3.67% 2007
=76 El Salvador 3.63% 2007
=76 Lesotho 3.63% 2007
78 Grenada 3.61% 2007
=79 Suriname 3.6% 2007
=79 Seychelles 3.6% 2007
=81 South Africa 3.57% 2007
=81 Latvia 3.57% 2007
=83 Algeria 3.56% 2007
=83 Zambia 3.56% 2007
85 Mozambique 3.54% 2007
86 Kyrgyzstan 3.52% 2007
87 Brazil 3.51% 2007
88 Tanzania 3.5% 2007
89 Mongolia 3.49% 2007
90 Russia 3.47% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 3.46% 2007
=91 Bolivia 3.44% 2007
=91 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3.44% 2007
=93 Turkey 3.43% 2007
=93 Saint Lucia 3.43% 2007
95 Burkina Faso 3.4% 2007
96 Cape Verde 3.39% 2007
97 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.34% 2007
98 Bhutan 3.28% 2007
99 Antigua and Barbuda 3.24% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.22% 2007
100 Namibia 3.21% 2007
101 Senegal 3.2% 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 3.19% 2007
102 Tonga 3.1% 2007
103 Tunisia 3.01% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.01% 2007
104 Cyprus 2.99% 2007
105 Gabon 2.95% 2007
106 Mali 2.94% 2007
107 Qatar 2.91% 2007
=108 Monaco 2.9% 2007
=108 Albania 2.9% 2007
110 Fiji 2.82% 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.81% 2007
111 Niger 2.8% 2007
112 Vietnam 2.79% 2007
113 Liberia 2.78% 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.75% 2007
114 Madagascar 2.74% 2007
115 Thailand 2.73% 2007
=116 Vanuatu 2.72% 2007
=116 Saudi Arabia 2.72% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 2.7% 2007
118 Chad 2.7% 2007
119 Trinidad and Tobago 2.69% 2007
120 Venezuela 2.68% 2007
121 Mexico 2.66% 2007
122 The Gambia 2.63% 2007
=123 Bahrain 2.61% 2007
=123 Belize 2.61% 2007
125 Papua New Guinea 2.57% 2007
126 Peru 2.49% 2007
127 Benin 2.47% 2007
128 Kazakhstan 2.45% 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.44% 2007
129 Paraguay 2.42% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.4% 2007
130 Jamaica 2.36% 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 2.3% 2007
131 Uzbekistan 2.3% 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.29% 2007
132 Ecuador 2.28% 2007
133 Ethiopia 2.2% 2007
134 Guatemala 2.13% 2007
135 Armenia 2.09% 2007
=136 Mauritius 2.04% 2007
=136 Angola 2.04% 2007
138 Nepal 2.01% 2007
=139 Kenya 1.99% 2007
=139 Sri Lanka 1.99% 2007
=141 Malaysia 1.94% 2007
=141 United Arab Emirates 1.94% 2007
143 Dominican Republic 1.93% 2007
144 Brunei 1.92% 2007
=145 Oman 1.91% 2007
=145 China 1.91% 2007
147 Libya 1.9% 2007
148 Iraq 1.88% 2007
149 Comoros 1.87% 2007
150 Cambodia 1.72% 2007
151 Kuwait 1.71% 2007
152 Congo, Republic of the 1.69% 2007
=153 Nigeria 1.68% 2007
=153 Morocco 1.68% 2007
155 Equatorial Guinea 1.67% 2007
=156 Syria 1.65% 2007
=156 Uganda 1.65% 2007
158 Guinea-Bissau 1.58% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 1.58% 2007
159 Mauritania 1.56% 2007
160 Togo 1.52% 2007
161 Georgia 1.5% 2007
162 Eritrea 1.49% 2007
163 Central African Republic 1.42% 2007
=164 Turkmenistan 1.38% 2007
=164 Sierra Leone 1.38% 2007
166 Philippines 1.34% 2007
167 Sudan 1.31% 2007
168 Cameroon 1.27% 2007
169 Haiti 1.23% 2007
170 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.2% 2007
171 Indonesia 1.18% 2007
172 Bangladesh 1.14% 2007
173 Tajikistan 1.13% 2007
174 India 1.08% 2007
175 Singapore 1.01% 2007
176 Cote d'Ivoire 1% 2007
177 Azerbaijan 0.98% 2007
178 Pakistan 0.81% 2007
179 Laos 0.76% 2007
180 Guinea 0.61% 2007
181 Burma 0.23% 2007

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"Countries Compared by Health > Public 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/Public-health-spending/%-of-GDP

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