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Health > Public health spending > % of government spending: 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 Slovakia 29.94% 2007
2 Costa Rica 25.79% 2007
3 Andorra 21.25% 2007
4 Switzerland 19.8% 2007
5 Rwanda 19.49% 2007
6 United States 19.45% 2007
7 Honduras 19.04% 2007
8 Colombia 18.81% 2007
9 Tanzania 18.4% 2007
10 Norway 18.3% 2007
11 Germany 18.16% 2007
12 Canada 18.13% 2007
13 New Zealand 17.97% 2007
14 Japan 17.94% 2007
15 Chile 17.87% 2007
16 Iceland 17.8% 2007
17 Australia 17.65% 2007
18 Croatia 17.58% 2007
19 Uruguay 17.35% 2007
20 Luxembourg 17.34% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 17.12% 2007
21 Ireland 17.09% 2007
22 Liberia 16.64% 2007
23 France 16.61% 2007
24 Nicaragua 16.34% 2007
25 Tuvalu 16.28% 2007
26 Netherlands 16.2% 2007
27 Denmark 16.18% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 15.97% 2007
28 Austria 15.87% 2007
29 European Union 15.72% 2007
=30 United Kingdom 15.64% 2007
=30 Spain 15.64% 2007
32 Peru 15.59% 2007
33 Monaco 15.56% 2007
34 Mexico 15.5% 2007
35 The Bahamas 15.47% 2007
36 Portugal 15.44% 2007
37 Solomon Islands 15.37% 2007
38 East Timor 14.95% 2007
39 Guyana 14.75% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 14.71% 2007
40 Madagascar 14.64% 2007
41 Marshall Islands 14.58% 2007
=42 Cuba 14.49% 2007
=42 Zambia 14.49% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 14.46% 2007
44 Belgium 14.37% 2007
45 El Salvador 14.27% 2007
European Union average (profile) 14.18% 2007
46 Djibouti 14.15% 2007
47 Sweden 14.11% 2007
48 Guatemala 14.08% 2007
49 Gabon 14.05% 2007
50 Italy 13.94% 2007
51 Argentina 13.92% 2007
52 Serbia and Montenegro 13.83% 2007
53 Chad 13.77% 2007
54 Malta 13.73% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13.69% 2007
55 San Marino 13.64% 2007
Europe average (profile) 13.56% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 13.56% 2007
56 Czech Republic 13.53% 2007
57 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.5% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 13.48% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 13.34% 2007
58 Suriname 13.28% 2007
59 Burkina Faso 13.27% 2007
60 Slovenia 13.24% 2007
61 Sao Tome and Principe 13.21% 2007
62 Greece 13.17% 2007
63 Thailand 13.05% 2007
64 Botswana 13% 2007
65 Finland 12.92% 2007
66 Lithuania 12.91% 2007
Christian countries average (profile) 12.8% 2007
67 Samoa 12.78% 2007
68 Palau 12.64% 2007
69 Mozambique 12.55% 2007
70 Moldova 12.51% 2007
71 Burundi 12.45% 2007
72 Niger 12.37% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 12.35% 2007
73 Senegal 12.12% 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 12.02% 2007
=74 Malawi 11.92% 2007
=74 Paraguay 11.92% 2007
76 Barbados 11.91% 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 11.88% 2007
77 Mali 11.77% 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 11.75% 2007
78 Lebanon 11.69% 2007
79 The Gambia 11.6% 2007
80 Panama 11.58% 2007
81 Vanuatu 11.37% 2007
82 Jordan 11.36% 2007
83 Kazakhstan 11.22% 2007
84 Cambodia 11.18% 2007
85 Saint Lucia 11.17% 2007
86 Namibia 11.06% 2007
87 Central African Republic 10.96% 2007
88 Nepal 10.94% 2007
89 South Africa 10.82% 2007
90 Poland 10.79% 2007
91 Bulgaria 10.74% 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 10.72% 2007
92 Bhutan 10.7% 2007
93 Ghana 10.68% 2007
=94 Benin 10.66% 2007
=94 Algeria 10.66% 2007
96 Antigua and Barbuda 10.62% 2007
=97 Maldives 10.51% 2007
=97 Cape Verde 10.51% 2007
99 Hungary 10.5% 2007
100 Armenia 10.38% 2007
=101 Turkmenistan 10.33% 2007
=101 Turkey 10.33% 2007
=101 Kiribati 10.33% 2007
104 Romania 10.31% 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 10.28% 2007
105 Ethiopia 10.23% 2007
106 Russia 10.21% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 10.17% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 10.16% 2007
107 Israel 10.12% 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 10.07% 2007
108 Latvia 10.05% 2007
109 Belarus 9.91% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 9.9% 2007
110 Bolivia 9.89% 2007
111 China 9.86% 2007
112 Uganda 9.82% 2007
113 Bahrain 9.78% 2007
114 Kyrgyzstan 9.77% 2007
115 Qatar 9.72% 2007
116 Tonga 9.7% 2007
117 Fiji 9.54% 2007
118 Albania 9.48% 2007
119 Trinidad and Tobago 9.42% 2007
120 Mauritius 9.32% 2007
121 Haiti 9.22% 2007
122 Dominican Republic 9.2% 2007
123 Ukraine 9.19% 2007
124 Swaziland 9.12% 2007
125 Tunisia 9.11% 2007
126 Mongolia 9.09% 2007
127 Belize 9.08% 2007
128 Zimbabwe 8.89% 2007
=129 United Arab Emirates 8.86% 2007
=129 Seychelles 8.86% 2007
131 Vietnam 8.68% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.66% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 8.66% 2007
132 Sri Lanka 8.48% 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 8.46% 2007
133 Saudi Arabia 8.38% 2007
134 Comoros 8.37% 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 8.22% 2007
=135 Dominica 8.2% 2007
=135 Grenada 8.2% 2007
137 Cameroon 8.15% 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 8.06% 2007
138 Bangladesh 8.04% 2007
139 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.01% 2007
140 Uzbekistan 7.89% 2007
141 Lesotho 7.88% 2007
142 Sierra Leone 7.82% 2007
143 Kenya 7.79% 2007
144 Togo 7.73% 2007
145 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.65% 2007
146 Ecuador 7.41% 2007
147 Papua New Guinea 7.34% 2007
148 Singapore 7.2% 2007
149 Venezuela 7.07% 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 7.03% 2007
150 Cyprus 6.97% 2007
151 Equatorial Guinea 6.95% 2007
152 Malaysia 6.93% 2007
153 Brunei 6.73% 2007
154 Philippines 6.71% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 6.49% 2007
155 Nigeria 6.48% 2007
156 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.36% 2007
157 Indonesia 6.18% 2007
158 Morocco 6.17% 2007
159 Sudan 6.14% 2007
160 Syria 6.01% 2007
161 Kuwait 5.41% 2007
162 Libya 5.38% 2007
163 Brazil 5.37% 2007
164 Angola 5.3% 2007
165 Mauritania 5.27% 2007
166 Oman 5.21% 2007
167 Jamaica 5.17% 2007
168 Congo, Republic of the 5.13% 2007
169 Cote d'Ivoire 4.75% 2007
170 Guinea 4.74% 2007
171 Georgia 4.19% 2007
172 Eritrea 4.17% 2007
=173 Estonia 4.02% 2007
=173 Guinea-Bissau 4.02% 2007
175 Azerbaijan 3.78% 2007
176 India 3.75% 2007
177 Laos 3.73% 2007
178 Tajikistan 3.56% 2007
179 Pakistan 3.48% 2007
180 Iraq 3.06% 2007
181 Burma 0.92% 2007

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"Countries Compared by Health > Public health spending > % of government spending. 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-government-spending

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