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 Burundi 90.60 2019
2 Latvia 87.20 2020
3 Guinea-Bissau 81.20 2020
4 Congo 79.80 2020
5 Central African Republic 76.30 2007
6 Togo 75.40 2020
7 Estonia 75.10 2020
8 Dem. Rep. Congo 74.40 2020
9 Niger 74.20 2020
10 Haiti 72.80 2020
11 Sudan 71.10 2020
12 Chad 70.70 2020
13 Côte d'Ivoire 68.70 2007
14 Uganda 64.70 2020
15 Nepal 59.70 2020
16 Madagascar 57.40 2020
17 Cameroon 57.30 2020
18 Guinea 55.80 2020
19 Bangladesh 55.30 2020
20 Comoros 54.10 2020
21 Pakistan 53.10 2020
22 Sierra Leone 50.40 2020
23 Benin 50.20 2020
24 Tanzania 50.00 2020
25 Tajikistan 49.90 2020
26 Nigeria 49.60 2020
27 Angola 49.40 2020
28 Mauritania 48.20 2020
29 Honduras 46.50 2020
30 Kyrgyz Republic 46.20 2020
31 Lao PDR 45.80 2020
32 Mali 43.50 2020
33 Burkina Faso 40.80 2020
34 Iraq 39.50 2018
35 Senegal 37.40 2020
36 Syrian Arab Republic 37.10 2020
37 Lithuania 36.40 2020
38 Georgia 35.70 2007
39 Guatemala 33.60 2020
40 Iceland 33.30 2020
41 Nicaragua 33.10 2020
42 Suriname 32.00 2007
43 Uzbekistan 31.20 2020
44 India 31.10 2020
45 Hungary 30.30 2020
46 Iran 30.20 2020
47 Belize 28.30 2020
48 Azerbaijan 28.10 2020
49 Sri Lanka 27.40 2020
50 Guyana 26.10 2007
51 Armenia 25.30 2020
52 Mongolia 25.10 2007
53 Egypt 24.90 2020
54 Philippines 24.80 2020
54 Paraguay 24.80 2020
54 Lesotho 24.80 2020
57 Venezuela 24.40 2020
58 Morocco 23.50 2020
59 Liberia 23.20 2020
60 Mozambique 23.10 2020
60 Ecuador 23.10 2020
62 Russia 22.10 2020
63 Malawi 22.00 2020
64 Vietnam 21.70 2020
65 The Gambia 21.40 2020
66 Kenya 21.10 2020
67 Chile 16.60 2020
67 Ghana 16.60 2020
69 Cabo Verde 16.30 2020
70 Panama 16.20 2020
71 Jordan 15.90 2020
72 Brazil 15.40 2020
73 South Africa 15.00 2020
74 Dominican Republic 13.60 2020
75 Namibia 12.70 2020
76 Gabon 11.80 2020
77 El Salvador 11.30 2020
78 Mexico 10.70 2020
79 Mauritius 10.50 2020
80 Malaysia 10.40 2020
81 Algeria 9.70 2020
82 Jamaica 9.60 2020
83 Bulgaria 9.40 2020
84 Indonesia 8.70 2020
85 Peru 8.60 2020
86 Rwanda 8.30 2020
87 Serbia 8.20 2020
88 Colombia 8.10 2020
88 Cyprus 8.10 2020
90 Bolivia 7.90 2020
91 China 7.80 2020
92 Solomon Islands 7.70 2007
93 Ukraine 7.50 2020
93 Costa Rica 7.50 2020
95 Turkmenistan 7.20 2020
96 Moldova 6.80 2020
97 Tunisia 6.00 2020
98 Greece 5.70 2020
99 Portugal 5.00 2020
99 Seychelles 5.00 2020
101 Timor-Leste 4.90 2020
102 Papua New Guinea 3.80 2020
103 Malta 3.50 2020
104 Belarus 3.10 2020
105 Switzerland 2.90 2020
105 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.90 2020
105 Vanuatu 2.90 2020
108 Uruguay 2.80 2020
108 United Arab Emirates 2.80 2020
110 Bhutan 2.50 2020
111 Tonga 2.30 2007
112 Argentina 2.20 2020
113 Botswana 1.70 2020
114 Luxembourg 1.50 2020
114 Italy 1.50 2020
116 Spain 1.20 2020
117 Kazakhstan 1.10 2020
117 Croatia 1.10 2020
119 Turkey 1.00 2020
120 Lebanon 0.90 2020
121 Ireland 0.70 2020
121 Thailand 0.70 2020
123 United States 0.60 2020
124 Slovenia 0.50 2020
125 Romania 0.40 2020
125 Japan 0.40 2020
125 Australia 0.40 2020
128 Canada 0.30 2020
129 Austria 0.20 2020
129 Korea 0.20 2020
131 Netherlands 0.10 2020
131 Norway 0.10 2020
131 United Kingdom 0.10 2020
131 Germany 0.10 2020
131 Denmark 0.10 2020
131 Finland 0.10 2020
131 Czech Republic 0.10 2020
131 Poland 0.10 2020
131 Sweden 0.10 2020
140 Slovak Republic 0.00 2020
140 France 0.00 2020
140 Belgium 0.00 2020
140 Kiribati 0.00 2007

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual