Country Comparison > Health expenditures > TOP 100

RankCountryHealth expenditures (% of GDP)
1Marshall Islands22.1
2Sierra Leone18.3
3United States16.8
4Liberia15.2
5Tuvalu15
6Micronesia, Federated States of13.1
7Cuba12.2
8Switzerland12.1
9Brazil11.8
10Maldives11.5
11Germany11.2
12France11.1
13Sweden11
14Japan10.9
15Netherlands10.7
16Palau10.6
17Canada10.5
18Denmark10.4
19Andorra10.4
20Austria10.4
21Zimbabwe10.3
22Moldova10.2
23Afghanistan10.2
24Belgium10
25Norway10
26Armenia9.9
27United Kingdom9.9
28Sao Tome and Principe9.8
29Malta9.6
30Finland9.4
31Serbia9.4
32Australia9.3
33Malawi9.3
34New Zealand9.3
35Bosnia and Herzegovina9.2
36Spain9.2
37Uruguay9.2
38Italy9
39Portugal9
40Namibia8.9
41Iceland8.6
42Chile8.5
43Slovenia8.5
44Lesotho8.4
45Ecuador8.4
46Greece8.4
47Bulgaria8.2
48South Africa8.2
49Solomon Islands8
50Georgia7.9
51Rwanda7.9
52Ireland7.8
53Nicaragua7.8
54Paraguay7.8
55Swaziland7.7
56Honduras7.6
57Iran7.6
58Kiribati7.6
59Comoros7.6
60Costa Rica7.6
61Argentina7.5
62Korea, South7.4
63Lebanon7.4
64Israel7.4
65Uganda7.3
66Hungary7.2
67Croatia7.2
68Niger7.2
69Czech Republic7.1
70El Salvador7
71Barbados7
72Panama7
73Haiti6.9
74Jordan6.9
75Slovakia6.9
76Bolivia6.9
77Azerbaijan6.9
78Guinea-Bissau6.9
79Tajikistan6.9
80San Marino6.8
81Burkina Faso6.8
82Estonia6.7
83Gambia, The6.7
84Albania6.7
85Tunisia6.7
86Algeria6.6
87Togo6.6
88Lithuania6.5
89Suriname6.5
90Bahamas, The6.4
91Belarus6.3
92Niue6.3
93Poland6.3
94Sudan6.3
95Turkmenistan6.3
96Dominican Republic6.2
97Burundi6.2
98Uzbekistan6.2
99Cambodia6.1
100Belize6.1

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, 2019

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