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.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Health expenditures map
Countries spending the most on health care
USA Today - 7/7/2014 11:02:53 AM
Six of the countries spending the most on health care spent more per capita ... Like the rest of the developed world, U.S. health spending has risen in recent years. Between 2000 and 2012, health expenditures grew at an annualized rate of 3.9%, largely ...
Healthcare spending around the world, country by country
The Guardian - 6/30/2012 5:44:29 PM
Every country in the world's health spending detailed • Interactive map of this data • Get the data • More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian • DATA: download the full spreadsheet
Countries Spending the Most on Health Care
24/7 Wall ST - 11/6/2015 1:39:38 AM
... the most of any country in the world. By contrast, many countries, including Turkey and India, spend less than $1,000 on health care per person annually. Click here to see the countries spending the most on health care. Health care expenditures cover ...
The US outspends every developed country in the world in one area
The Business Insider - 11/4/2015 10:03:05 AM
We're spending more than twice the amount on health care compared to several other countries including Germany, Canada, and France, where actual health outcomes have been better for years. In 2013, the report found, we outspent all other OECD ...
Health Costs: How the U.S. Compares With Other Countries
PBS - 10/22/2012 10:28:38 AM
Where does the U.S. health care spending stand relative to other OECD countries? Pearson: Whether measured relative to its population or its economy, the United States spends by far the most in the world on health care. The U.S. spent $8,233 on health per ...
Big spending Chinese clubs show global ambitions
YAHOO Sports - 2/5/2016 1:06:17 PM
The European transfer window is not so European any more, with Chinese clubs outspending the continent's richest clubs in January to prove that the country is now a genuine power in attracting the world's best players. Chinese spending on soccer had been ...
World briefs: Zimbabwe ravaged by drought
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 2/6/2016 11:53:31 AM
The situation is especially acute in Zimbabwe, where a declining economy and rising unemployment have made life hard for many in a country once known as a breadbasket. Mugabe’s declaration makes it easier for the World Food Program and other agencies to ...
Health care spending around the world
archive.ksdk.com - 7/4/2013 1:51:28 AM
But because of its high per capita GDP - the second-highest in the world in 2012 at nearly $80,000, according to the IMF - total health care expenditure equaled just 8.2% of GDP. This was well below the OECD average of 9.3% of a country's GDP. Public funds ...
Asian visitors flock to ‘the best country in the world’
The Vancouver Sun - 2/6/2016 1:52:13 AM
One popular destination is Canada, which, according to The Reputation Institute, a leading global research firm, is the “best country in the world”. Chinese visitors ... with average total spending of just over $1,800 per trip. B.C. is the region ...
AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance
The Seattle Times - 2/6/2016 7:17:20 PM
the world ... of the 23 nonprofit health insurance co-ops created under the law have folded. RUBIO: “Under Chris Christie’s governorship of New Jersey, they’ve been downgraded nine times in their credit rating. This country already has a debt ...
Countries that spend the most on health care
NBC News - 4/1/2012 11:24:27 AM
the government pays less than 65 percent of the total health care costs. In most of the countries in the developed world, public expenditure accounts for at least 70 percent of total costs. Many of the countries with the highest expenditure per capita on ...
These 5 Countries Provide The Best Health Care In The World
The Huffington Post - 2/20/2014 6:57:20 AM
and public-health expenditure as a percentage of a country’s GDP. France comes in first in this category as the best country in the world for health care. Top 5 Overseas Retirement Havens With Best Health Care 2014
IMF Helping Countries on Health, Social Spending Policies
International Monetary Fund - 7/24/2008 11:57:16 PM
IMF working with countries to improve spending on health, education IMF cooperates with World Bank, UN in fight against HIV/AIDS, other diseases Technical assistance from IMF helps boost efficiency of health spending As nations around the world grapple ...