Tuvalu - Health expenditure, public (% of GDP)

Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) in Tuvalu was 16.40 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 21.65 in 2003, while its lowest value was 7.96 in 1995.

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:

Year Value
1995 7.96
1996 11.27
1997 8.09
1998 8.61
1999 9.22
2000 15.67
2001 17.27
2002 14.39
2003 21.65
2004 16.75
2005 18.23
2006 19.26
2007 16.86
2008 13.27
2009 12.69
2010 16.63
2011 16.84
2012 13.64
2013 16.48
2014 16.40

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

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health systems