South and Central Asia Compared by People > Health expenditures

DEFINITION: This entry provides the total expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP. Health expenditures are broadly defined as activities performed either by institutions or individuals through the application of medical, paramedical, and/or nursing knowledge and technology, the primary purpose of which is to promote, restore, or maintain health.


1 Afghanistan 9.6% of GDP 2011
2 Maldives 8.5% of GDP 2011
3 Kyrgyzstan 6.2% of GDP 2010
4 Tajikistan 5.8% of GDP 2011
=5 Uzbekistan 5.4% of GDP 2011
=5 Nepal 5.4% of GDP 2011
7 Bhutan 4.1% of GDP 2011
=8 India 3.9% of GDP 2011
=8 Kazakhstan 3.9% of GDP 2011
10 Bangladesh 3.7% of GDP 2011
11 Sri Lanka 3.4% of GDP 2011
12 Turkmenistan 2.7% of GDP 2011
13 Pakistan 2.5% of GDP 2011


South and Central Asia Compared by People > Health expenditures


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