Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)
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 organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.
Description: The map below shows how Health expenditure, public (% 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 Cuba, with a value of 10.99. 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).