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

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 Jordan 5.19 2014
2 Israel 4.75 2014
3 Turkey 4.19 2014
4 Kyrgyz Republic 3.64 2014
5 Saudi Arabia 3.49 2014
6 Iraq 3.34 2014
7 Oman 3.19 2014
8 Bahrain 3.15 2014
9 Uzbekistan 3.11 2014
10 Lebanon 3.04 2014
11 Afghanistan 2.93 2014
12 Iran 2.84 2014
13 United Arab Emirates 2.64 2014
14 Kuwait 2.61 2014
15 Tajikistan 1.98 2014
16 Qatar 1.88 2014
17 Syrian Arab Republic 1.51 2014
18 Turkmenistan 1.35 2014
19 Yemen 1.27 2014
20 Pakistan 0.92 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