Health expenditures

Facts on every country, dependency, and geographic entity in the world

Health expenditures 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.

#Country(% OF GDP)
1 United States 17.90
2012
2 Marshall Islands 15.60
2012
3 Liberia 15.50
2012
4 Tuvalu 15.40
2012
5 Sierra Leone 15.10
2012
6 Micronesia, Federated States of 12.80
2012
7 Netherlands 12.40
2012
8 Moldova 11.70
2012
9 France 11.70
2012
10 Lesotho 11.60
2012
11 Austria 11.50
2012
12 Switzerland 11.30
2012
13 Germany 11.30
2012
14 Denmark 11.20
2012
15 Canada 10.90
2012
16 Belgium 10.80
2012
17 Kiribati 10.70
2012
18 Rwanda 10.70
2012
19 Serbia 10.50
2012
20 New Zealand 10.30
2012
21 Paraguay 10.30
2012
22 Japan 10.10
2012
23 Costa Rica 10.10
2012
24 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.90
2012
25 Jordan 9.80
2012
26 Spain 9.60
2012
27 Sweden 9.60
2012
28 Palau 9.50
2012
29 Portugal 9.40
2012
30 United Kingdom 9.40
2012
31 Brazil 9.30
2012
32 Greece 9.30
2012
33 Italy 9.20
2012
34 Georgia 9.20
2012
35 Malawi 9.20
2012
36 Malta 9.10
2012
37 Australia 9.10
2012
38 Iceland 9.10
2012
39 Finland 9.10
2012
40 Norway 9.00
2012
41 Uruguay 8.90
2012
42 South Africa 8.80
2012
43 Slovenia 8.80
2012
44 Djibouti 8.80
2012
45 Togo 8.60
2012
46 Afghanistan 8.60
2012
47 Cuba 8.60
2012
48 Honduras 8.60
2012
49 Swaziland 8.50
2012
50 Maldives 8.50
2012
51 Saint Lucia 8.50
2012
52 Argentina 8.50
2012
53 Andorra 8.30
2012
54 Namibia 8.30
2012
55 Nicaragua 8.20
2012
56 Burundi 8.10
2012
57 Ireland 8.10
2012
58 Uganda 8.00
2012
59 Solomon Islands 8.00
2012
60 Sao Tome and Principe 7.90
2012
61 Hungary 7.80
2012
62 Slovakia 7.80
2012
63 Czech Republic 7.70
2012
64 Panama 7.60
2012
65 Montenegro 7.60
2012
66 Ukraine 7.60
2012
67 Nauru 7.50
2012
68 Israel 7.50
2012
69 Korea, South 7.50
2012
70 Bahamas, The 7.50
2012
71 Bulgaria 7.40
2012
72 Cyprus 7.30
2012
73 Lebanon 7.30
2012
74 Niger 7.20
2012
75 Sudan 7.20
2012
76 Chile 7.20
2012
77 Kyrgyzstan 7.10
2012
78 Cote d'Ivoire 7.10
2012
79 Macedonia 7.10
2012
80 Tunisia 7.00
2012
81 Tanzania 7.00
2012
82 Luxembourg 6.90
2012
83 Samoa 6.80
2012
84 Croatia 6.80
2012
85 Colombia 6.80
2012
86 Iran 6.70
2012
87 Niue 6.70
2012
88 Guatemala 6.70
2012
89 Poland 6.70
2012
90 Lithuania 6.70
2012
91 El Salvador 6.70
2012
92 Vietnam 6.60
2012
93 Guyana 6.60
2012
94 San Marino 6.50
2012
95 Zambia 6.50
2012
96 Haiti 6.40
2012
97 Grenada 6.40
2012
98 Ecuador 6.40
2012
99 Mozambique 6.40
2012
100 Mauritania 6.40
2012
101 Morocco 6.40
2012
102 Guinea 6.30
2012
103 Turkey 6.30
2012
104 Barbados 6.30
2012
105 Mongolia 6.30
2012
106 Russia 6.30
2012
107 Burkina Faso 6.20
2012
108 Mexico 6.10
2012
109 Nigeria 6.10
2012
110 Latvia 6.00
2012
111 Albania 6.00
2012
112 Dominica 5.90
2012
113 Estonia 5.90
2012
114 Jamaica 5.90
2012
115 Suriname 5.90
2012
116 Guinea-Bissau 5.90
2012
117 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.90
2012
118 Uzbekistan 5.90
2012
119 Mali 5.80
2012
120 Tajikistan 5.80
2012
121 Belize 5.80
2012
122 Bolivia 5.80
2012
123 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 5.60
2012
124 Yemen 5.50
2012
125 Nepal 5.50
2012
126 China 5.40
2012
127 Cambodia 5.40
2012
128 Azerbaijan 5.40
2012
129 Tonga 5.40
2012
130 Dominican Republic 5.40
2012
131 Trinidad and Tobago 5.40
2012
132 Botswana 5.30
2012
133 Ghana 5.20
2012
134 Antigua and Barbuda 5.20
2012
135 Algeria 5.20
2012
136 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.20
2012
137 Papua New Guinea 5.20
2012
138 Romania 5.10
2012
139 Cameroon 5.10
2012
140 Peru 5.10
2012
141 Senegal 5.00
2012
142 Egypt 5.00
2012
143 Belarus 5.00
2012
144 Gambia, The 5.00
2012
145 Mauritius 4.80
2012
146 Singapore 4.70
2012
147 Seychelles 4.70
2012
148 Kenya 4.70
2012
149 Equatorial Guinea 4.70
2012
150 Philippines 4.60
2012
151 Venezuela 4.60
2012
152 Armenia 4.50
2012
153 Comoros 4.50
2012
154 Benin 4.50
2012
155 Monaco 4.40
2012
156 Timor-Leste 4.30
2012
157 Kazakhstan 4.20
2012
158 Madagascar 4.10
2012
159 India 4.00
2012
160 Fiji 4.00
2012
161 Malaysia 4.00
2012
162 Libya 3.90
2012
163 Thailand 3.90
2012
164 Cabo Verde 3.90
2012
165 Bahrain 3.90
2012
166 Ethiopia 3.80
2012
167 Bhutan 3.80
2012
168 Central African Republic 3.80
2012
169 Bangladesh 3.60
2012
170 Iraq 3.60
2012
171 Vanuatu 3.60
2012
172 Angola 3.50
2012
173 Gabon 3.50
2012
174 Chad 3.50
2012
175 Cook Islands 3.40
2012
176 Syria 3.40
2012
177 Sri Lanka 3.30
2011
178 Saudi Arabia 3.20
2012
179 Congo, Republic of the 3.20
2012
180 Indonesia 3.00
2012
181 Laos 2.90
2012
182 United Arab Emirates 2.80
2012
183 Pakistan 2.70
2012
184 Eritrea 2.60
2012
185 Oman 2.60
2012
186 South Sudan 2.60
2012
187 Kuwait 2.50
2012
188 Brunei 2.30
2012
189 Qatar 2.20
2012
190 Turkmenistan 2.00
2012
191 Burma 1.80
2012