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

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Burundi 98.20 2019
2 Kiribati 89.30 2007
3 Dem. Rep. Congo 84.40 2020
4 Madagascar 80.10 2020
5 Central African Republic 75.00 2007
6 Haiti 73.80 2020
7 Tanzania 73.60 2020
8 Niger 72.00 2020
9 Togo 68.90 2020
10 Uganda 68.70 2020
11 Malawi 67.40 2020
12 Congo 66.70 2020
13 Mozambique 65.60 2020
14 Guinea-Bissau 61.40 2020
15 Chad 60.40 2020
16 Nepal 60.30 2020
17 Rwanda 54.90 2020
18 Burkina Faso 54.20 2020
19 Mali 53.10 2020
20 Timor-Leste 49.10 2020
21 Solomon Islands 48.80 2007
22 Côte d'Ivoire 48.20 2007
23 Sierra Leone 47.90 2020
24 Sudan 46.40 2020
25 Guinea 46.10 2020
26 Benin 46.00 2020
27 Bangladesh 43.80 2020
28 Cameroon 39.30 2020
29 Angola 39.00 2020
30 Tajikistan 38.90 2020
31 Lesotho 38.60 2020
32 Kenya 36.40 2020
33 Mongolia 35.60 2007
34 Comoros 34.20 2020
35 Kyrgyz Republic 33.40 2020
36 Nicaragua 32.10 2020
36 Honduras 32.10 2020
38 The Gambia 31.50 2020
39 Pakistan 31.40 2020
40 Suriname 30.70 2007
41 Nigeria 30.60 2020
42 Mauritania 30.00 2020
43 Lao PDR 29.00 2020
44 Senegal 27.70 2020
45 South Africa 27.50 2020
46 Uzbekistan 24.90 2020
47 India 24.10 2020
48 Belize 23.20 2020
49 Namibia 21.60 2020
50 Vietnam 19.10 2020
51 Liberia 18.50 2020
52 Ghana 18.10 2020
53 Guyana 18.00 2007
54 Guatemala 17.70 2020
55 Philippines 17.00 2020
56 Papua New Guinea 16.50 2020
57 Iran 15.80 2020
58 Paraguay 15.50 2020
59 Ecuador 15.10 2020
60 Sri Lanka 14.80 2020
61 Syrian Arab Republic 14.00 2020
62 Brazil 13.40 2020
63 Vanuatu 13.30 2020
64 Morocco 12.80 2020
65 Iraq 12.60 2018
66 Georgia 12.40 2007
67 Venezuela 11.50 2020
68 Colombia 11.40 2020
69 Bolivia 11.10 2020
70 Cabo Verde 11.00 2020
71 Indonesia 10.50 2020
72 Jamaica 10.40 2020
73 Latvia 10.20 2020
74 Panama 9.70 2020
74 Egypt 9.70 2020
76 Chile 8.50 2020
77 Peru 7.60 2020
78 Jordan 7.40 2020
79 Costa Rica 7.30 2020
80 El Salvador 7.10 2020
81 Gabon 6.90 2020
82 Bhutan 6.70 2020
83 Botswana 6.50 2020
84 Azerbaijan 6.30 2020
85 China 6.10 2020
86 Algeria 5.80 2020
86 Dominican Republic 5.80 2020
88 Tonga 5.20 2007
88 Mexico 5.20 2020
90 Argentina 4.30 2020
91 Thailand 4.00 2020
92 Turkmenistan 3.50 2020
92 Armenia 3.50 2020
94 Bulgaria 3.20 2020
94 Malaysia 3.20 2020
96 Russia 2.90 2020
97 Lithuania 2.70 2020
98 Seychelles 2.60 2020
98 Estonia 2.60 2020
100 Serbia 1.90 2020
101 Turkey 1.80 2020
102 Mauritius 1.70 2020
102 Uruguay 1.70 2020
104 Moldova 1.50 2020
105 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.20 2020
106 Tunisia 0.80 2020
106 Ukraine 0.80 2020
108 Hungary 0.70 2020
109 Romania 0.40 2020
110 Greece 0.20 2020
110 Portugal 0.20 2020
110 United States 0.20 2020
113 Croatia 0.10 2020
113 Cyprus 0.10 2020
113 Belarus 0.10 2020
113 United Arab Emirates 0.10 2020
113 Iceland 0.10 2020
113 Italy 0.10 2020
113 Spain 0.10 2020
113 Kazakhstan 0.10 2020
113 Lebanon 0.10 2020
122 Luxembourg 0.00 2020
122 France 0.00 2020
122 Czech Republic 0.00 2020
122 Japan 0.00 2020
122 Ireland 0.00 2020
122 Sweden 0.00 2020
122 Poland 0.00 2020
122 Slovak Republic 0.00 2020
122 Slovenia 0.00 2020
122 Canada 0.00 2020
122 Switzerland 0.00 2020
122 Belgium 0.00 2020
122 Germany 0.00 2020
122 Denmark 0.00 2020
122 Finland 0.00 2020
122 United Kingdom 0.00 2020
122 Malta 0.00 2020
122 Korea 0.00 2020
122 Netherlands 0.00 2020
122 Norway 0.00 2020
122 Australia 0.00 2020
122 Austria 0.00 2020

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual