Health expenditure, private (% of GDP)
Definition: Private health expenditure includes direct household (out-of-pocket) spending, private insurance, charitable donations, and direct service payments by private corporations.
Description: The map below shows how Health expenditure, private (% of GDP) 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 Sierra Leone, with a value of 12.19. The country with the lowest value in the world is Zimbabwe, with a value of 0.00.
Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).