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
... health spending growth worldwide, a number of countries still had substantial health care budgets as of 2012. Based on data released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the U.S. led the developed world in 2012 ...
TurkStat: Healthcare expenditures in Turkey increase by 12 pct
Today's Zaman - 11/25/2015 3:14:37 PM
The total expenditure on healthcare services in the country increased by more than 12 percent in 2014 ... standing at TL 1,232 annually. The per capita health expenditure was TL 1,110 in 2013. Russia said it will send an advanced air defense system ...
Countries Spending the Most on Health Care
24/7 Wall ST - 11/6/2015 1:39:38 AM
... for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 24/7 Wall St. reviewed annual per capita health care expenditures in countries around the world. The United States spends about $8,713 per person on health care annually, by far the most of any country ...
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 ...
Healthcare spending around the world, country by country
The Guardian - 6/30/2012 5:44:29 PM
The US spends more than any other country in the world on healthcare - but how does it really compare? Every country in the world's health spending detailed • Interactive map of this data • Get the data • More data journalism and data visualisations ...
IMS Health: New drugs, more generic use in poor countries to push spending to $1.3T in 2020
Canada - 11/18/2015 4:45:50 AM
The health data firm predicts global spending will increase by ... growth — of medicines around the world. That's because even with rising incomes and much-lower prices in those and other developing countries, most residents can only afford generic ...
$2 trillion in planned oil, coal spending not needed by 2025
The Star - 11/25/2015 12:48:28 AM
The analysis assumes the world will take the necessary actions to ... with the narrative of many companies,” it states. “The countries with the largest amount of capital expenditures not needed over the next decade are the U.S., Canada, Russia, Mexico ...
Health Costs: How the U.S. Compares With Other Countries
PBS - 10/22/2012 10:28:38 AM
The U.S. leads the world in health care research and cancer treatment ... What are some successful models other countries are employing to keep costs down in those areas? Pearson: Spending on almost every area of health care is higher in the United ...
Gambia: Bringing Home a New Health Concept
AllAfrica - 11/25/2015 12:29:59 PM
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is rolling out a health ... HiAPs, though it has been applied by nations like the US and other countries around the world some years ago, is somehow a new concept in The Gambia; hence it deserves more promotion ...
Russian pilot rescued by Syrian commando unit
The Miami Herald - 11/25/2015 1:27:15 PM
It said he is in “good health.” Russia’s ambassador to France also said ... Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his country does not wish to escalate tensions with Russia over the downing of the plane. Speaking at an ...
For Poor Countries, Well-Worn Path to Development Turns Rocky
Wall Street Journal - 11/25/2015 2:28:41 AM
is expected to overtake China as the world’s most populous country by 2022 and have 1.7 billion people by 2050. Its working-age population is growing by a million people every month. Having lots of young people working, earning and spending should yield ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
India among top 10 countries on corporate
Times of India - 11/25/2015 8:26:36 AM
NEW DELHI: The Asia Pacific region has overtaken others on corporate responsibility reporting rates, with India among the top 10 countries with the highest ... on the quality of carbon reporting among the world's 250 largest companies (G250).