Country Comparison > Health expenditures

RankCountryHealth expenditures (% of GDP)
1Tuvalu17.1
2United States17.1
3Marshall Islands16.4
4Sierra Leone13.4
5Micronesia, Federated States of12.4
6Switzerland12.3
7Palau12
8Afghanistan11.8
9Cuba11.7
10France11.3
11Germany11.2
12Nauru11
13Sweden11
14Japan10.9
15Kiribati10.8
16Canada10.6
17Armenia10.4
18Austria10.4
19Norway10.4
20Belgium10.3
21Andorra10.3
22Denmark10.1
23Netherlands10.1
24South Sudan9.8
25Malawi9.6
26United Kingdom9.6
27Brazil9.5
28Malta9.3
29Uruguay9.3
30New Zealand9.2
31Australia9.2
32Finland9.2
33Argentina9.1
34Chile9
35Portugal9
36Maldives9
37Bosnia and Herzegovina8.9
38Spain8.9
39Lesotho8.8
40Italy8.8
41Iran8.7
42Niue8.6
43Nicaragua8.6
44Namibia8.6
45Serbia8.4
46Iceland8.3
47Ecuador8.3
48Liberia8.2
49Lebanon8.2
50Slovenia8.2
51South Africa8.1
52Jordan8.1
53Bulgaria8.1
54Greece8
55Haiti8
56Honduras7.9
57Niger7.7
58Montenegro7.6
59Georgia7.6
60Korea, South7.6
61Burundi7.5
62Comoros7.4
63Israel7.4
64San Marino7.4
65Panama7.3
66Costa Rica7.3
67Colombia7.2
68Ireland7.2
69Czech Republic7.2
70El Salvador7.2
71Guinea-Bissau7.2
72Tunisia7.2
73Tajikistan7.2
74Trinidad and Tobago7
75Ukraine7
76Moldova7
77Hungary6.9
78Turkmenistan6.9
79Swaziland6.9
80Burkina Faso6.9
81Croatia6.8
82Barbados6.8
83Azerbaijan6.7
84Albania6.7
85Slovakia6.7
86Paraguay6.7
87Zimbabwe6.6
88Rwanda6.6
89Poland6.5
90Lithuania6.5
91Algeria6.4
92Bolivia6.4
93Estonia6.4
94Uzbekistan6.4
95Uganda6.3
96Sudan6.3
97Togo6.2
98Sao Tome and Principe6.2
99Kyrgyzstan6.2
100Suriname6.2
101Macedonia6.1
102Dominican Republic6.1
103Botswana6.1
104Latvia6
105Jamaica6
106Belarus5.9
107Cambodia5.9
108Dominica5.9
109Central African Republic5.8
110Guatemala5.8
111Bahamas, The5.8
112Mauritius5.7
113Nepal5.6
114Belize5.6
115Yemen5.6
116Samoa5.5
117Vietnam5.5
118Mexico5.5
119Luxembourg5.5
120Madagascar5.5
121Kuwait5.3
122Egypt5.3
123Tonga5.3
124Russia5.3
125Romania5.2
126Saudi Arabia5.2
127China5.2
128Cape Verde5.2
129Morocco5.2
130Peru5
131Saint Kitts and Nevis5
132Seychelles5
133Mozambique4.9
134Guyana4.9
135Grenada4.8
136Kenya4.8
137Cameroon4.7
138Bahrain4.7
139Solomon Islands4.7
140Burma4.7
141Chad4.5
142Antigua and Barbuda4.5
143Saint Lucia4.5
144Saint Vincent and the Grenadines4.5
145Zambia4.5
146Singapore4.4
147Philippines4.4
148Mauritania4.4
149Iraq4.2
150Turkey4.2
151Senegal4.1
152Guinea4.1
153Congo, Democratic Republic of the4
154Mongolia4
155Malaysia3.9
156East Timor3.9
157Nigeria3.8
158Oman3.8
159Mali3.8
160Sri Lanka3.8
161Benin3.7
162Thailand3.7
163Tanzania3.6
164Fiji3.5
165Ethiopia3.5
166India3.5
167Ghana3.3
168Vanuatu3.3
169Gambia, The3.3
170Cook Islands3.3
171Djibouti3.3
172United Arab Emirates3.3
173Bhutan3.2
174Equatorial Guinea3.1
175Kazakhstan3.1
176Indonesia3
177Pakistan2.9
178Eritrea2.9
179Congo, Republic of the2.9
180Angola2.8
181Gabon2.8
182Qatar2.6
183Papua New Guinea2.5
184Laos2.5
185Brunei2.4
186Bangladesh2.3
187Monaco1.8
188Venezuela1.2

Definition: This entry provides the total expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP. Health expenditures are broadly defined as activities performed either by institutions or individuals through the application of medical, paramedical, and/or nursing knowledge and technology, the primary purpose of which is to promote, restore, or maintain health.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020

See also: Health expenditures map

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