Health expenditure per capita (current US$)
Definition: Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Health expenditure per capita (current US$) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is United States, with a value of $8,361.73. The country with the lowest value in the world is Eritrea, with a value of $11.90.
Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).