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
57Israel7.8
58Croatia7.8
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
71Czech Republic7.4
72Gambia, The7.3
73Colombia7.2
74Algeria7.2
75Uganda7.2
76Samoa7.2
77Vietnam7.1
78Ukraine7.1
79Russia7.1
80Tunisia7
81Mozambique7
82Mali6.9
83Iran6.9
84Tajikistan6.9
85El Salvador6.8
86Comoros6.7
87Saint Lucia6.7
88Luxembourg6.6
89Lithuania6.6
90Macedonia6.5
91Kyrgyzstan6.5
92Thailand6.5
93Zimbabwe6.4
94Lebanon6.4
95Montenegro6.4
96Poland6.4
97Estonia6.4
98Bolivia6.3
99Mexico6.3
100Guatemala6.2
101Grenada6.1
102San Marino6.1
103Azerbaijan6
104Albania5.9
105Latvia5.9
106Morocco5.9
107Trinidad and Tobago5.9
108Uzbekistan5.8
109Niger5.8
110Nepal5.8
111Belize5.8
112Belarus5.7
113Cambodia5.7
114Suriname5.7
115Cote d'Ivoire5.7
116Kenya5.7
117Guinea-Bissau5.6
118Guinea5.6
119Egypt5.6
120Yemen5.6
121Tanzania5.6
122Romania5.6
123Dominica5.5
124China5.5
125Antigua and Barbuda5.5
126Peru5.5
127Iraq5.5
128Jamaica5.4
129Botswana5.4
130Turkey5.4
131Venezuela5.3
132Tonga5.2
133Togo5.2
134Congo, Republic of the5.2
135Guyana5.2
136Solomon Islands5.1
137Saint Kitts and Nevis5.1
138Burkina Faso5
139Zambia5
140Bahrain5
141Libya5
142Vanuatu5
143Ethiopia4.9
144Singapore4.9
145Cape Verde4.8
146Argentina4.8
147Mauritius4.8
148Mongolia4.7
149India4.7
150Senegal4.7
151Saudi Arabia4.7
152Philippines4.7
153Benin4.6
154Armenia4.5
155Fiji4.5
156Dominican Republic4.4
157Kazakhstan4.4
158Monaco4.3
159Papua New Guinea4.3
160Congo, Democratic Republic of the4.3
161Central African Republic4.2
162Malaysia4.2
163Cameroon4.1
164Equatorial Guinea3.8
165Mauritania3.8
166Nigeria3.7
167Oman3.6
168Ghana3.6
169Chad3.6
170Bhutan3.6
171United Arab Emirates3.6
172Sri Lanka3.5
173Cook Islands3.4
174Gabon3.4
175Seychelles3.4
176Syria3.3
177Eritrea3.3
178Angola3.3
179Nauru3.3
180Kuwait3
181Madagascar3
182Indonesia2.8
183Bangladesh2.8
184South Sudan2.7
185Pakistan2.6
186Brunei2.6
187Burma2.3
188Qatar2.2
189Turkmenistan2.1
190Laos1.9
191East 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, 2018

See also: Health expenditures map

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