Risk of catastrophic expenditure for surgical care (% of people at risk) - Country Ranking

Definition: The proportion of population at risk of catastrophic expenditure when surgical care is required. Catastrophic expenditure is defined as direct out of pocket payments for surgical and anaesthesia care exceeding 10% of total income.

Source: The Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) at Harvard Medical School (https://www.pgssc.org/)

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Yemen 97.20 2017
2 Niger 93.10 2017
3 Guinea 91.30 2017
4 Malawi 90.50 2017
5 Latvia 88.80 2017
6 Burundi 83.90 2017
7 Estonia 79.60 2017
8 Dem. Rep. Congo 76.10 2017
9 Central African Republic 75.20 2007
9 Azerbaijan 75.20 2003
11 Uganda 74.20 2017
12 Comoros 73.30 2017
13 Uzbekistan 73.10 2007
14 Nepal 72.70 2017
15 Burkina Faso 69.50 2017
16 Nigeria 69.20 2017
17 Chad 68.30 2017
18 Tajikistan 67.90 2017
18 Guinea-Bissau 67.90 2017
20 Côte d'Ivoire 65.30 2007
21 Bangladesh 64.20 2017
22 Mauritania 64.10 2017
23 Togo 63.10 2017
24 Cameroon 62.70 2017
25 Mali 62.20 2017
26 Madagascar 61.90 2017
27 North Macedonia 61.20 2017
28 Benin 60.40 2017
29 Congo 60.00 2017
30 Sudan 59.00 2017
31 Haiti 55.70 2017
32 Pakistan 53.90 2017
33 Turkmenistan 52.30 2007
34 Honduras 51.50 2017
35 Rwanda 50.00 2017
36 Sierra Leone 49.90 2017
37 Lao PDR 47.70 2017
38 Senegal 47.50 2017
39 Syrian Arab Republic 43.50 2017
40 Georgia 43.00 2007
41 The Gambia 41.30 2017
42 Armenia 41.00 2017
43 Tanzania 40.90 2017
44 Lithuania 40.20 2017
45 Kenya 38.90 2017
46 Kyrgyz Republic 38.40 2017
47 Guatemala 38.20 2017
48 India 36.80 2017
49 Hungary 35.70 2017
50 Liberia 35.50 2017
51 Iceland 35.30 2017
52 Nicaragua 34.00 2017
53 Lesotho 30.40 2017
54 Egypt 30.30 2017
55 Paraguay 29.40 2017
56 Vietnam 29.10 2017
57 Guyana 28.40 2007
58 Iran 27.90 2017
59 Philippines 27.70 2017
60 Morocco 27.30 2017
61 China 26.50 2017
62 Sri Lanka 26.30 2017
63 Belize 25.40 2014
64 Mozambique 24.70 2017
65 Ecuador 24.40 2017
66 Bolivia 24.30 2017
67 Mongolia 23.90 2007
68 Suriname 23.40 2007
69 Russia 21.90 2017
70 Moldova 20.80 2017
71 Indonesia 20.20 2017
72 Cabo Verde 19.80 2017
73 Ghana 19.30 2017
74 Malaysia 18.20 2017
75 Iraq 18.10 2007
76 Venezuela 17.80 2017
77 Panama 17.10 2017
78 Namibia 16.60 2017
79 Dominican Republic 16.10 2017
80 South Africa 15.00 2017
81 Gabon 14.70 2017
82 Ukraine 14.40 2017
83 Jamaica 14.30 2017
84 Botswana 13.80 2017
85 El Salvador 12.90 2017
85 Brazil 12.90 2017
87 Tunisia 12.80 2017
88 Bhutan 12.40 2017
89 Mauritius 11.70 2017
89 Peru 11.70 2017
91 Belarus 11.50 2017
92 Jordan 11.40 2017
93 Eswatini 11.30 2017
94 Angola 10.60 2017
95 Cyprus 10.40 2017
95 Colombia 10.40 2017
97 Timor-Leste 9.80 2017
97 Bulgaria 9.80 2017
99 Chile 9.40 2017
100 Mexico 8.90 2017
101 Costa Rica 8.20 2017
102 Solomon Islands 7.90 2007
103 Greece 7.70 2017
104 Albania 7.40 2017
105 Portugal 6.20 2017
106 Algeria 5.90 2017
107 Lebanon 5.80 2017
108 Malta 4.60 2017
109 Serbia 4.40 2017
110 Fiji 3.90 2007
110 Israel 3.90 2017
112 Kazakhstan 3.80 2017
113 Croatia 3.70 2017
114 Vanuatu 3.60 2017
115 Papua New Guinea 3.50 2017
116 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.20 2017
117 Switzerland 2.90 2017
118 Montenegro 2.60 2017
119 Argentina 2.50 2017
120 Uruguay 2.10 2017
121 Spain 1.90 2017
122 Tonga 1.80 2007
123 Thailand 1.30 2017
124 Ireland 1.10 2017
124 Turkey 1.10 2017
126 Slovenia 1.00 2017
126 Luxembourg 1.00 2017
126 Italy 1.00 2017
129 United States 0.80 2017
130 Australia 0.60 2017
131 Japan 0.40 2017
131 Austria 0.40 2017
131 Canada 0.40 2017
131 Seychelles 0.40 2017
135 Czech Republic 0.30 2017
135 Korea 0.30 2017
137 Poland 0.20 2017
137 Netherlands 0.20 2017
137 Sweden 0.20 2017
140 Norway 0.10 2017
140 Denmark 0.10 2017
140 Germany 0.10 2017
140 Belgium 0.10 2017
140 Finland 0.10 2017
140 United Kingdom 0.10 2017
146 France 0.00 2017
146 Kiribati 0.00 2007
146 Slovak Republic 0.00 2017
146 Romania 0.00 2017

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual