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High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Public expenditure > Health expenditure > Total expenditure on health

DEFINITION: Total expenditure on health measures the final consumption of health goods and services (i.e. current health expenditure) plus capital investment in health care infrastructure. This includes spending by both public and private sources (including households) on medical services and goods, public health and prevention programmes and administration. Excluded are health-related expenditures such as training, research and environmental health.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 15.3% 2009
2 Switzerland 11.3% 2009
3 France 11% 2009
4 Germany 10.6% 2009
5 Portugal 10.2% 2009
6 Austria 10.1% 2009
7 Canada 10% 2009
8 Belgium 9.9% 2009
9 Denmark 9.5% 2009
=10 New Zealand 9.3% 2009
=10 Netherlands 9.3% 2009
12 Sweden 9.2% 2009
=13 Iceland 9.1% 2009
=13 Greece 9.1% 2009
15 Italy 9% 2009
=16 Norway 8.7% 2009
=16 Australia 8.7% 2009
=18 Spain 8.4% 2009
=18 United Kingdom 8.4% 2009
20 Finland 8.2% 2009
21 Japan 8.1% 2009
22 Ireland 7.5% 2009
23 Slovakia 7.4% 2009
24 Luxembourg 7.3% 2009
25 Czech Republic 6.8% 2009
26 South Korea 6.4% 2009
27 Poland 6.2% 2009

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