Country Comparison > Health expenditures > TOP 100

RankCountryHealth expenditures (% of GDP)
1Liberia19.5
2Sierra Leone18.8
3United States17.9
4Tuvalu17.3
5Marshall Islands16.5
6Niue14.6
7Micronesia, Federated States of13.4
8Lesotho12.8
9Netherlands12
10France11.6
11Moldova11.4
12Canada11.2
13Denmark11.2
14Germany11.1
15Costa Rica10.9
16Switzerland10.9
17Rwanda10.8
18Austria10.6
19Belgium10.6
20Palau10.6
21Portugal10.4
22Serbia10.4
23Bosnia and Herzegovina10.2
24Kiribati10.1
25Nicaragua10.1
26New Zealand10.1
27Cuba10
28Nauru9.8
29Paraguay9.7
30Afghanistan9.6
31Spain9.6
32Italy9.5
33Uganda9.5
34Ireland9.4
35Georgia9.4
36Sweden9.4
37Japan9.3
38Montenegro9.3
39United Kingdom9.3
40Iceland9.1
41Honduras9.1
42Norway9.1
43Slovakia9
44Australia9
45Greece9
46Slovenia9
47Finland8.9
48Brazil8.9
49Solomon Islands8.8
50Burundi8.7
51Congo, Democratic Republic of the8.5
52Malta8.5
53Maldives8.5
54South Africa8.5
55Jordan8.4
56Malawi8.4
57Sudan8.4
58Iraq8.3
59Panama8.2
60Argentina8.1
61Togo8
62Uruguay8
63Swaziland8
64Djibouti7.9
65Haiti7.9
66Croatia7.8
67Luxembourg7.7
68Hungary7.7
69Israel7.7
70Barbados7.7
71Bahamas, The7.7
72Sao Tome and Principe7.7
73Bulgaria7.6
74Chile7.5
75Czech Republic7.4
76Ecuador7.3
77Tanzania7.3
78Ukraine7.3
79Andorra7.2
80Korea, South7.2
81San Marino7.2
82Saint Lucia7.2
83Lithuania7
84Samoa7
85El Salvador6.8
86Cote d'Ivoire6.8
87Mali6.8
88Vietnam6.8
89Latvia6.7
90Guatemala6.7
91Poland6.7
92Turkey6.7
93Macedonia6.6
94Mozambique6.6
95Burkina Faso6.5
96Mexico6.4
97Albania6.3
98Lebanon6.3
99Guinea-Bissau6.3
100Kyrgyzstan6.2

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, 2014

See also: Health expenditures map

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