Country Comparison > Health expenditures

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
18Andorra10.4
19Austria10.4
20Denmark10.4
21Zimbabwe10.3
22Afghanistan10.2
23Moldova10.2
24Norway10
25Belgium10
26Armenia9.9
27United Kingdom9.9
28Sao Tome and Principe9.8
29Malta9.6
30Finland9.4
31Serbia9.4
32Australia9.3
33New Zealand9.3
34Malawi9.3
35Bosnia and Herzegovina9.2
36Spain9.2
37Uruguay9.2
38Italy9
39Portugal9
40Namibia8.9
41Iceland8.6
42Chile8.5
43Slovenia8.5
44Ecuador8.4
45Greece8.4
46Lesotho8.4
47Bulgaria8.2
48South Africa8.2
49Solomon Islands8
50Georgia7.9
51Rwanda7.9
52Ireland7.8
53Paraguay7.8
54Nicaragua7.8
55Swaziland7.7
56Kiribati7.6
57Honduras7.6
58Iran7.6
59Comoros7.6
60Costa Rica7.6
61Argentina7.5
62Israel7.4
63Korea, South7.4
64Lebanon7.4
65Uganda7.3
66Croatia7.2
67Hungary7.2
68Niger7.2
69Czech Republic7.1
70El Salvador7
71Barbados7
72Panama7
73Guinea-Bissau6.9
74Haiti6.9
75Jordan6.9
76Slovakia6.9
77Azerbaijan6.9
78Bolivia6.9
79Tajikistan6.9
80Burkina Faso6.8
81San Marino6.8
82Tunisia6.7
83Albania6.7
84Estonia6.7
85Gambia, The6.7
86Algeria6.6
87Togo6.6
88Suriname6.5
89Lithuania6.5
90Bahamas, The6.4
91Belarus6.3
92Niue6.3
93Poland6.3
94Turkmenistan6.3
95Sudan6.3
96Uzbekistan6.2
97Burundi6.2
98Dominican Republic6.2
99Cambodia6.1
100Belize6.1
101Nepal6.1
102Macedonia6.1
103Tanzania6.1
104Ukraine6.1
105Trinidad and Tobago6
106Saint Lucia6
107Yemen6
108Luxembourg6
109Montenegro6
110Jamaica5.9
111Mexico5.9
112Ghana5.9
113Colombia5.9
114Tonga5.9
115Saudi Arabia5.8
116Mali5.8
117Latvia5.8
118Guatemala5.7
119Vietnam5.7
120Samoa5.6
121Saint Kitts and Nevis5.6
122Russia5.6
123Morocco5.5
124Mauritius5.5
125Botswana5.5
126Mozambique5.4
127Zambia5.4
128Peru5.3
129Dominica5.3
130Cape Verde5.2
131Kenya5.2
132Madagascar5.2
133Burma5.1
134China5
135Grenada5
136Romania5
137Bahrain4.9
138Nauru4.8
139Cameroon4.7
140Congo, Republic of the4.6
141Egypt4.6
142Mauritania4.6
143Guinea4.5
144Guyana4.5
145Chad4.5
146Cote d'Ivoire4.4
147Philippines4.4
148Antigua and Barbuda4.3
149Central African Republic4.3
150Singapore4.3
151Saint Vincent and the Grenadines4.2
152Turkey4.1
153Senegal4
154Ethiopia4
155Malaysia4
156Kuwait4
157Kazakhstan3.9
158Mongolia3.9
159India3.9
160Congo, Democratic Republic of the3.9
161Benin3.9
162Oman3.8
163Papua New Guinea3.8
164Thailand3.8
165Nigeria3.6
166Fiji3.6
167Djibouti3.5
168Bhutan3.5
169Vanuatu3.5
170United Arab Emirates3.5
171Seychelles3.4
172Equatorial Guinea3.4
173Indonesia3.3
174Venezuela3.2
175East Timor3.1
176Qatar3.1
177Eritrea3
178Sri Lanka3
179Angola2.9
180Laos2.8
181Pakistan2.7
182Gabon2.7
183Cook Islands2.7
184South Sudan2.5
185Bangladesh2.4
186Brunei2.3
187Monaco2

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

See also: Health expenditures map

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