Country Comparison > Health expenditures

RankCountryHealth expenditures (% of GDP)
1Marshall Islands17.1
2United States17.1
3Tuvalu16.5
4Micronesia, Federated States of13.7
5Maldives13.7
6Sweden11.9
7Switzerland11.7
8France11.5
9Malawi11.4
10Germany11.3
11Austria11.2
12Cuba11.1
13Sierra Leone11.1
14New Zealand11
15Netherlands10.9
16Denmark10.8
17Djibouti10.6
18Belgium10.6
19Lesotho10.6
20Canada10.4
21Serbia10.4
22Moldova10.3
23Kiribati10.2
24Japan10.2
25Liberia10
26Paraguay9.8
27Norway9.7
28Malta9.7
29Finland9.7
30Bosnia and Herzegovina9.6
31Portugal9.5
32Australia9.4
33Costa Rica9.3
34Swaziland9.3
35Slovenia9.2
36Ecuador9.2
37Italy9.2
38United Kingdom9.1
39Spain9
40Palau9
41Nicaragua9
42Iceland8.9
43Namibia8.9
44South Africa8.8
45Honduras8.7
46Uruguay8.6
47Saint Vincent and the Grenadines8.6
48Sudan8.4
49Sao Tome and Principe8.4
50Bulgaria8.4
51Brazil8.3
52Afghanistan8.2
53Andorra8.1
54Greece8.1
55Slovakia8.1
56Panama8
57Croatia7.8
58Israel7.8
59Ireland7.8
60Chile7.8
61Bahamas, The7.7
62Haiti7.6
63Jordan7.5
64Barbados7.5
65Burundi7.5
66Rwanda7.5
67Georgia7.4
68Hungary7.4
69Korea, South7.4
70Niue7.4
71Gambia, The7.3
72Algeria7.2
73Colombia7.2
74Uganda7.2
75Samoa7.2
76Vietnam7.1
77Russia7.1
78Ukraine7.1
79Tunisia7
80Mozambique7
81Mali6.9
82Iran6.9
83Tajikistan6.9
84El Salvador6.8
85Comoros6.7
86Saint Lucia6.7
87Lithuania6.6
88Luxembourg6.6
89Kyrgyzstan6.5
90Macedonia6.5
91Thailand6.5
92Zimbabwe6.4
93Montenegro6.4
94Poland6.4
95Lebanon6.4
96Estonia6.4
97Bolivia6.3
98Mexico6.3
99Guatemala6.2
100Grenada6.1
101San Marino6.1
102Azerbaijan6
103Albania5.9
104Latvia5.9
105Morocco5.9
106Trinidad and Tobago5.9
107Uzbekistan5.8
108Niger5.8
109Nepal5.8
110Belize5.8
111Belarus5.7
112Cambodia5.7
113Suriname5.7
114Cote d'Ivoire5.7
115Kenya5.7
116Guinea-Bissau5.6
117Guinea5.6
118Egypt5.6
119Yemen5.6
120Tanzania5.6
121Romania5.6
122Dominica5.5
123China5.5
124Antigua and Barbuda5.5
125Peru5.5
126Iraq5.5
127Jamaica5.4
128Botswana5.4
129Turkey5.4
130Venezuela5.3
131Tonga5.2
132Togo5.2
133Congo, Republic of the5.2
134Guyana5.2
135Solomon Islands5.1
136Saint Kitts and Nevis5.1
137Burkina Faso5
138Zambia5
139Bahrain5
140Libya5
141Vanuatu5
142Ethiopia4.9
143Singapore4.9
144Cape Verde4.8
145Argentina4.8
146Mauritius4.8
147Mongolia4.7
148India4.7
149Senegal4.7
150Saudi Arabia4.7
151Philippines4.7
152Benin4.6
153Armenia4.5
154Fiji4.5
155Dominican Republic4.4
156Kazakhstan4.4
157Monaco4.3
158Papua New Guinea4.3
159Congo, Democratic Republic of the4.3
160Central African Republic4.2
161Malaysia4.2
162Cameroon4.1
163Equatorial Guinea3.8
164Mauritania3.8
165Nigeria3.7
166Oman3.6
167Ghana3.6
168Chad3.6
169Bhutan3.6
170United Arab Emirates3.6
171Sri Lanka3.5
172Gabon3.4
173Cook Islands3.4
174Seychelles3.4
175Syria3.3
176Eritrea3.3
177Angola3.3
178Nauru3.3
179Kuwait3
180Madagascar3
181Indonesia2.8
182Bangladesh2.8
183South Sudan2.7
184Pakistan2.6
185Brunei2.6
186Burma2.3
187Qatar2.2
188Turkmenistan2.1
189Laos1.9
190East Timor1.5

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, 2017

See also: Health expenditures map

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