Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) - Country Ranking

Definition: Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.

Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database for the most recent updates).

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Tuvalu 16.40 2014
2 Cuba 10.57 2014
3 Sweden 10.02 2014
4 Netherlands 9.48 2014
5 Denmark 9.16 2014
6 New Zealand 9.08 2014
7 France 9.02 2014
8 Austria 8.73 2014
9 Germany 8.70 2014
10 Japan 8.55 2014
11 Norway 8.31 2014
12 Kiribati 8.29 2014
13 United States 8.28 2014
14 Belgium 8.25 2014
15 Lesotho 8.08 2014
16 Switzerland 7.70 2014
17 United Kingdom 7.58 2014
18 Canada 7.41 2014
19 Finland 7.29 2014
20 Iceland 7.18 2014
21 Swaziland 7.00 2014
22 Italy 6.99 2014
23 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.81 2014
24 Costa Rica 6.77 2014
25 Djibouti 6.75 2014
26 Malta 6.74 2014
27 Slovenia 6.62 2014
28 Samoa 6.54 2014
29 Palau 6.53 2014
30 Serbia 6.42 2014
31 Spain 6.40 2014
32 Croatia 6.39 2014
33 Andorra 6.34 2014
34 Australia 6.32 2014
35 Czech Republic 6.26 2014
36 Portugal 6.16 2014
37 Uruguay 6.11 2014
38 Malawi 6.00 2014
39 Panama 5.88 2014
40 Slovak Republic 5.84 2014
41 Luxembourg 5.82 2014
42 San Marino 5.74 2014
43 Colombia 5.41 2014
44 Namibia 5.36 2014
45 Moldova 5.30 2014
46 Algeria 5.24 2014
47 Jordan 5.19 2014
48 Ireland 5.14 2014
49 Nicaragua 5.10 2014
50 The Gambia 5.05 2014
51 Estonia 5.03 2014
52 Greece 4.99 2014
53 Hungary 4.88 2014
54 Israel 4.75 2014
55 Barbados 4.74 2014
56 Solomon Islands 4.64 2014
57 Bulgaria 4.61 2014
58 Bolivia 4.57 2014
59 Vanuatu 4.51 2014
60 Ecuador 4.51 2014
61 Poland 4.51 2014
62 Paraguay 4.50 2014
63 Romania 4.47 2014
64 El Salvador 4.47 2014
65 Lithuania 4.45 2014
66 Honduras 4.42 2014
67 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4.39 2014
68 Tonga 4.27 2014
69 South Africa 4.24 2014
70 Congo 4.21 2014
71 Turkey 4.19 2014
72 Macedonia 4.10 2014
73 Korea 3.99 2014
74 Burundi 3.97 2014
75 Tunisia 3.97 2014
76 Mozambique 3.94 2014
77 Belize 3.88 2014
78 Chile 3.85 2014
79 Monaco 3.84 2014
80 Brazil 3.83 2014
81 Vietnam 3.82 2014
82 Antigua and Barbuda 3.78 2014
83 Dominica 3.77 2014
84 Belarus 3.74 2014
85 Latvia 3.72 2014
86 Russia 3.69 2014
87 Montenegro 3.67 2014
88 Libya 3.65 2014
89 Kyrgyz Republic 3.64 2014
90 São Tomé and Principe 3.61 2014
91 Ukraine 3.60 2014
92 St. Lucia 3.60 2014
93 Cabo Verde 3.56 2014
94 The Bahamas 3.55 2014
95 Kenya 3.50 2014
96 Saudi Arabia 3.49 2014
97 Papua New Guinea 3.47 2014
98 Iraq 3.34 2014
99 Cyprus 3.33 2014
100 Peru 3.32 2014
101 Mexico 3.26 2014
102 Niger 3.21 2014
103 Thailand 3.21 2014
104 Botswana 3.19 2014
105 Oman 3.19 2014
106 Trinidad and Tobago 3.17 2014
107 Liberia 3.16 2014
108 Bahrain 3.15 2014
109 Guyana 3.12 2014
110 Uzbekistan 3.11 2014
111 Seychelles 3.11 2014
112 China 3.10 2014
113 Lebanon 3.04 2014
114 Fiji 2.95 2014
115 Suriname 2.94 2014
116 Albania 2.94 2014
117 Afghanistan 2.93 2014
118 Equatorial Guinea 2.93 2014
119 Dominican Republic 2.93 2014
120 Rwanda 2.87 2014
121 Nauru 2.87 2014
122 Ethiopia 2.87 2014
123 Iran 2.84 2014
124 Grenada 2.83 2014
125 Jamaica 2.81 2014
126 Zambia 2.76 2014
127 Guinea 2.74 2014
128 Argentina 2.65 2014
129 United Arab Emirates 2.64 2014
130 Mongolia 2.62 2014
131 Bhutan 2.62 2014
132 Kuwait 2.61 2014
133 Burkina Faso 2.59 2014
134 Tanzania 2.59 2014
135 Brunei 2.49 2014
136 Zimbabwe 2.47 2014
137 Senegal 2.42 2014
138 Kazakhstan 2.37 2014
139 Mauritius 2.36 2014
140 Gabon 2.35 2014
141 Nepal 2.34 2014
142 Guatemala 2.33 2014
143 Malaysia 2.30 2014
144 Benin 2.25 2014
145 Comoros 2.22 2014
146 Egypt 2.16 2014
147 St. Kitts and Nevis 2.14 2014
148 Ghana 2.13 2014
149 Angola 2.12 2014
150 Central African Republic 2.06 2014
151 Singapore 2.05 2014
152 Togo 2.02 2014
153 Morocco 2.00 2014
154 Tajikistan 1.98 2014
155 Chad 1.98 2014
156 Sri Lanka 1.96 2014
157 Armenia 1.93 2014
158 Sierra Leone 1.88 2014
159 Qatar 1.88 2014
160 Mauritania 1.87 2014
161 Sudan 1.80 2014
162 Uganda 1.80 2014
163 Côte d'Ivoire 1.68 2014
164 Philippines 1.61 2014
165 Dem. Rep. Congo 1.60 2014
166 Mali 1.57 2014
167 Haiti 1.56 2014
168 Georgia 1.55 2014
169 Venezuela 1.54 2014
170 Eritrea 1.53 2014
171 Syrian Arab Republic 1.51 2014
172 Madagascar 1.47 2014
173 India 1.41 2014
174 Turkmenistan 1.35 2014
175 Timor-Leste 1.33 2014
176 Yemen 1.27 2014
177 Cambodia 1.25 2014
178 Azerbaijan 1.23 2014
179 Guinea-Bissau 1.15 2014
180 Indonesia 1.08 2014
181 Myanmar 1.04 2014
182 Lao PDR 0.94 2014
183 Cameroon 0.94 2014
184 Nigeria 0.92 2014
185 Pakistan 0.92 2014
186 Bangladesh 0.79 2014

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Original Source Notes: All the health expenditure indicators refer to expenditures by financing agent except external resources which is a financing source. When the number is smaller than 0.05%, the percentage may appear as zero. In countries where the fiscal year begins in Ju

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual