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

Definition: The proportion of population at risk of impoverishing expenditure when surgical care is required. Impoverishing expenditure is defined as direct out of pocket payments for surgical and anaesthesia care which drive people below a poverty threshold (using a threshold of $1.25 PPP/day).

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

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Malawi 100.00 2017
2 Burundi 99.00 2017
3 Niger 93.40 2017
4 Guinea 92.70 2017
5 Yemen 92.00 2017
6 Kiribati 88.60 2007
7 Dem. Rep. Congo 86.70 2017
8 Madagascar 86.00 2017
9 Burkina Faso 75.90 2017
10 Central African Republic 75.30 2007
11 Uganda 75.10 2017
12 Uzbekistan 73.40 2007
13 Nepal 72.70 2017
14 Liberia 72.10 2017
15 Mozambique 70.40 2017
16 Rwanda 66.50 2017
17 Guinea-Bissau 64.20 2017
18 Tanzania 61.20 2017
19 Benin 61.00 2017
20 Togo 59.60 2017
20 The Gambia 59.60 2017
22 Sierra Leone 59.20 2017
23 Haiti 58.00 2017
24 Chad 57.10 2017
24 Tajikistan 57.10 2017
26 Bangladesh 56.00 2017
27 Mali 55.40 2017
27 Timor-Leste 55.40 2017
29 Comoros 52.30 2017
30 Nigeria 51.50 2017
31 Congo 48.20 2017
32 Solomon Islands 48.10 2007
33 Mauritania 47.00 2017
34 Côte d'Ivoire 46.60 2007
35 Kenya 46.10 2017
36 Lesotho 43.40 2017
37 Cameroon 42.50 2017
38 Senegal 41.20 2017
39 Sudan 40.00 2017
40 Turkmenistan 36.70 2007
41 Azerbaijan 35.90 2003
42 Mongolia 35.50 2007
43 Honduras 34.10 2017
44 Kyrgyz Republic 33.50 2017
45 Lao PDR 32.00 2017
46 Bolivia 30.10 2017
47 Pakistan 29.90 2017
48 Suriname 29.50 2007
49 Nicaragua 28.80 2017
50 Vietnam 27.40 2017
51 South Africa 27.10 2017
52 China 27.00 2017
53 Papua New Guinea 26.70 2017
53 India 26.70 2017
55 Botswana 25.90 2017
56 Namibia 25.10 2017
57 Ghana 23.80 2017
58 Paraguay 21.60 2017
59 Eswatini 21.30 2017
60 Belize 20.70 2014
61 Guatemala 20.10 2017
62 Guyana 18.60 2007
63 Sri Lanka 18.30 2017
64 Philippines 17.70 2017
64 Cabo Verde 17.70 2017
66 Syrian Arab Republic 17.00 2017
67 Bhutan 16.30 2017
68 Georgia 16.00 2007
69 Indonesia 15.90 2017
70 Vanuatu 15.60 2017
71 Morocco 15.20 2017
72 Ecuador 14.20 2017
73 Iran 13.60 2017
74 Colombia 13.50 2017
75 Iraq 12.80 2007
76 Egypt 12.30 2017
77 Panama 11.40 2017
78 Jamaica 11.30 2017
79 Brazil 11.20 2017
80 Venezuela 10.90 2017
81 Gabon 9.80 2017
82 El Salvador 9.30 2017
83 Peru 9.10 2017
84 Latvia 8.70 2017
85 Costa Rica 8.30 2017
86 Dominican Republic 7.90 2017
86 North Macedonia 7.90 2017
86 Malaysia 7.90 2017
89 Angola 7.10 2017
90 Jordan 6.80 2017
91 Moldova 6.40 2017
92 Thailand 6.30 2017
93 Armenia 6.00 2017
94 Chile 5.50 2017
95 Fiji 5.20 2007
95 Algeria 5.20 2017
97 Tonga 5.10 2007
98 Estonia 4.50 2017
99 Mexico 4.00 2017
100 Argentina 3.90 2017
101 Russia 3.20 2017
102 Lithuania 2.90 2017
103 Bulgaria 2.60 2017
103 Tunisia 2.60 2017
105 Ukraine 2.40 2017
106 Seychelles 2.20 2017
107 Turkey 1.80 2017
108 Uruguay 1.70 2017
108 Mauritius 1.70 2017
110 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.30 2017
111 Israel 0.90 2017
112 Albania 0.80 2017
112 Hungary 0.80 2017
114 Lebanon 0.70 2017
115 Serbia 0.50 2017
115 Montenegro 0.50 2017
115 Belarus 0.50 2017
118 Greece 0.40 2017
119 Kazakhstan 0.30 2017
119 United States 0.30 2017
119 Portugal 0.30 2017
119 Cyprus 0.30 2017
123 Croatia 0.20 2017
123 Spain 0.20 2017
125 Poland 0.10 2017
125 Australia 0.10 2017
125 Italy 0.10 2017
125 Malta 0.10 2017
125 Iceland 0.10 2017
130 Ireland 0.00 2017
130 Sweden 0.00 2017
130 France 0.00 2017
130 Finland 0.00 2017
130 United Kingdom 0.00 2017
130 Canada 0.00 2017
130 Czech Republic 0.00 2017
130 Belgium 0.00 2017
130 Germany 0.00 2017
130 Netherlands 0.00 2017
130 Norway 0.00 2017
130 Slovak Republic 0.00 2017
130 Denmark 0.00 2017
130 Luxembourg 0.00 2017
130 Austria 0.00 2017
130 Switzerland 0.00 2017
130 Slovenia 0.00 2017
130 Japan 0.00 2017
130 Romania 0.00 2017
130 Korea 0.00 2017

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual