Country Comparison > Health expenditures > TOP 100

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
20Andorra10.3
21Belgium10.3
22Denmark10.1
23Netherlands10.1
24South Sudan9.8
25Malawi9.6
26United Kingdom9.6
27Brazil9.5
28Malta9.3
29Uruguay9.3
30Finland9.2
31Australia9.2
32New Zealand9.2
33Argentina9.1
34Chile9
35Maldives9
36Portugal9
37Bosnia and Herzegovina8.9
38Spain8.9
39Lesotho8.8
40Italy8.8
41Iran8.7
42Niue8.6
43Nicaragua8.6
44Namibia8.6
45Serbia8.4
46Ecuador8.3
47Iceland8.3
48Lebanon8.2
49Liberia8.2
50Slovenia8.2
51Bulgaria8.1
52Jordan8.1
53South Africa8.1
54Haiti8
55Greece8
56Honduras7.9
57Niger7.7
58Korea, South7.6
59Georgia7.6
60Montenegro7.6
61Burundi7.5
62Israel7.4
63Comoros7.4
64San Marino7.4
65Costa Rica7.3
66Panama7.3
67Colombia7.2
68El Salvador7.2
69Czech Republic7.2
70Ireland7.2
71Guinea-Bissau7.2
72Tajikistan7.2
73Tunisia7.2
74Moldova7
75Trinidad and Tobago7
76Ukraine7
77Hungary6.9
78Turkmenistan6.9
79Burkina Faso6.9
80Swaziland6.9
81Croatia6.8
82Barbados6.8
83Albania6.7
84Azerbaijan6.7
85Slovakia6.7
86Paraguay6.7
87Rwanda6.6
88Zimbabwe6.6
89Lithuania6.5
90Poland6.5
91Bolivia6.4
92Algeria6.4
93Estonia6.4
94Uzbekistan6.4
95Sudan6.3
96Uganda6.3
97Kyrgyzstan6.2
98Suriname6.2
99Togo6.2
100Sao Tome and Principe6.2

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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