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Health expenditures

Health expenditures

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.

RankCountry(% of GDP)Date of Information
1Liberia19.502011
2Sierra Leone18.802011
3United States17.902011
4Tuvalu17.302011
5Marshall Islands16.502011
6Niue14.602011
7Micronesia, Federated States of13.402011
8Lesotho12.802011
9Netherlands12.002011
10France11.602011
11Moldova11.402011
12Denmark11.202011
13Canada11.202011
14Germany11.102011
15Switzerland10.902011
16Costa Rica10.902011
17Rwanda10.802011
18Palau10.602011
19Austria10.602011
20Belgium10.602011
21Portugal10.402011
22Serbia10.402011
23Bosnia and Herzegovina10.202011
24New Zealand10.102011
25Kiribati10.102011
26Nicaragua10.102009
27Cuba10.002011
28Nauru9.802011
29Paraguay9.702011
30Afghanistan9.602011
31Spain9.602010
32Uganda9.502011
33Italy9.502011
34Georgia9.402011
35Ireland9.402011
36Sweden9.402011
37United Kingdom9.302011
38Japan9.302011
39Montenegro9.302011
40Honduras9.102009
41Iceland9.102011
42Norway9.102011
43Slovenia9.002010
44Slovakia9.002010
45Greece9.002011
46Australia9.002011
47Brazil8.902011
48Finland8.902011
49Solomon Islands8.802011
50Burundi8.702011
51Malta8.502010
52Congo, Democratic Republic of the8.502011
53Maldives8.502011
54South Africa8.502011
55Jordan8.402011
56Malawi8.402011
57Sudan8.402011
58Iraq8.302011
59Panama8.202011
60Argentina8.102011
61Uruguay8.002011
62Togo8.002011
63Swaziland8.002011
64Djibouti7.902011
65Haiti7.902011
66Croatia7.802010
67Bahamas, The7.702011
68Barbados7.702011
69Sao Tome and Principe7.702011
70Luxembourg7.702011
71Israel7.702011
72Hungary7.702011
73Bulgaria7.602010
74Chile7.502011
75Czech Republic7.402011
76Cyprus7.402011
77Ukraine7.302011
78Tanzania7.302011
79Ecuador7.302011
80San Marino7.202010
81Saint Lucia7.202011
82Andorra7.202011
83Korea, South7.202011
84Samoa7.002011
85Lithuania7.002010
86Vietnam6.802011
87El Salvador6.802011
88Mali6.802011
89Cote d'Ivoire6.802011
90Turkey6.702011
91Poland6.702011
92Guatemala6.702011
93Latvia6.702010
94Macedonia6.602011
95Mozambique6.602011
96Burkina Faso6.502011
97Mexico6.402009
98Albania6.302011
99Guinea-Bissau6.302011
100Lebanon6.302011
101Grenada6.202011
102Kyrgyzstan6.202010
103Russia6.202011
104Tunisia6.202011
105Zambia6.102011
106Colombia6.102011
107Senegal6.002011
108Estonia6.002011
109Morocco6.002011
110Iran6.002011
111Guinea6.002011
112Antigua and Barbuda5.902011
113Dominica5.902011
114Guyana5.902011
115Mauritius5.902011
116Romania5.902010
117Tajikistan5.802011
118Cambodia5.702011
119Trinidad and Tobago5.702011
120Belize5.702011
121Cook Islands5.502011
122Yemen5.502011
123Uzbekistan5.402011
124Dominican Republic5.402011
125Mauritania5.402011
126Nepal5.402011
127Nigeria5.302011
128Niger5.302011
129Mongolia5.302011
130Comoros5.302011
131Belarus5.302011
132Namibia5.302011
133Tonga5.302011
134Suriname5.302011
135China5.202011
136Azerbaijan5.202011
137Cameroon5.202011
138Venezuela5.202011
139Jamaica5.202010
140Timor-Leste5.102011
141Botswana5.102011
142Saint Vincent and the Grenadines4.902011
143Egypt4.902011
144Bolivia4.902011
145Peru4.802011
146Cape Verde4.802011
147Ghana4.802011
148Ethiopia4.702011
149Benin4.602011
150Singapore4.602011
151Kenya4.502011
152Saint Kitts and Nevis4.402011
153Libya4.402011
154Gambia, The4.402011
155Papua New Guinea4.302011
156Armenia4.302011
157Monaco4.302011
158Chad4.302011
159Philippines4.102011
160Vanuatu4.102011
161Madagascar4.102011
162Bhutan4.102011
163Thailand4.102011
164Equatorial Guinea4.002011
165Kazakhstan3.902011
166Algeria3.902011
167India3.902011
168Bahrain3.802011
169Fiji3.802011
170Seychelles3.802011
171Central African Republic3.802011
172Syria3.702011
173Saudi Arabia3.702011
174Bangladesh3.702011
175Malaysia3.602011
176Angola3.502011
177Sri Lanka3.402011
178United Arab Emirates3.302011
179Gabon3.202011
180Laos2.802011
181Indonesia2.702011
182Kuwait2.702011
183Turkmenistan2.702011
184Eritrea2.602011
185Pakistan2.502011
186Congo, Republic of the2.502011
187Brunei2.502011
188Oman2.302011
189Burma2.002011
190Qatar1.902011