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

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 Japan 8.55 2014
2 Jordan 5.19 2014
3 Israel 4.75 2014
4 Turkey 4.19 2014
5 Korea 3.99 2014
6 Vietnam 3.82 2014
7 Russia 3.69 2014
8 Kyrgyz Republic 3.64 2014
9 Saudi Arabia 3.49 2014
10 Iraq 3.34 2014
11 Thailand 3.21 2014
12 Oman 3.19 2014
13 Bahrain 3.15 2014
14 Uzbekistan 3.11 2014
15 China 3.10 2014
16 Lebanon 3.04 2014
17 Afghanistan 2.93 2014
18 Iran 2.84 2014
19 United Arab Emirates 2.64 2014
20 Mongolia 2.62 2014
21 Bhutan 2.62 2014
22 Kuwait 2.61 2014
23 Brunei 2.49 2014
24 Kazakhstan 2.37 2014
25 Nepal 2.34 2014
26 Malaysia 2.30 2014
27 Singapore 2.05 2014
28 Tajikistan 1.98 2014
29 Sri Lanka 1.96 2014
30 Armenia 1.93 2014
31 Qatar 1.88 2014
32 Philippines 1.61 2014
33 Georgia 1.55 2014
34 Syrian Arab Republic 1.51 2014
35 India 1.41 2014
36 Turkmenistan 1.35 2014
37 Timor-Leste 1.33 2014
38 Yemen 1.27 2014
39 Cambodia 1.25 2014
40 Azerbaijan 1.23 2014
41 Indonesia 1.08 2014
42 Myanmar 1.04 2014
43 Lao PDR 0.94 2014
44 Pakistan 0.92 2014
45 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