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Country Comparison :: Health expenditures
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.
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Rank
country (% of GDP) Date of Information
1 Liberia
19.50
2011
2 Sierra Leone
18.80
2011
3 United States
17.90
2011
4 Tuvalu
17.30
2011
5 Marshall Islands
16.50
2011
6 Niue
14.60
2011
7 Micronesia, Federated States of
13.40
2011
8 Lesotho
12.80
2011
9 Netherlands
12.00
2011
10 France
11.60
2011
11 Moldova
11.40
2011
12 Denmark
11.20
2011
13 Canada
11.20
2011
14 Germany
11.10
2011
15 Switzerland
10.90
2011
16 Costa Rica
10.90
2011
17 Rwanda
10.80
2011
18 Palau
10.60
2011
19 Austria
10.60
2011
20 Belgium
10.60
2011
21 Portugal
10.40
2011
22 Serbia
10.40
2011
23 Bosnia and Herzegovina
10.20
2011
24 New Zealand
10.10
2011
25 Kiribati
10.10
2011
26 Nicaragua
10.10
2009
27 Cuba
10.00
2011
28 Nauru
9.80
2011
29 Paraguay
9.70
2011
30 Afghanistan
9.60
2011
31 Spain
9.60
2010
32 Uganda
9.50
2011
33 Italy
9.50
2011
34 Georgia
9.40
2011
35 Ireland
9.40
2011
36 Sweden
9.40
2011
37 United Kingdom
9.30
2011
38 Japan
9.30
2011
39 Montenegro
9.30
2011
40 Honduras
9.10
2009
41 Iceland
9.10
2011
42 Norway
9.10
2011
43 Slovenia
9.00
2010
44 Slovakia
9.00
2010
45 Greece
9.00
2011
46 Australia
9.00
2011
47 Brazil
8.90
2011
48 Finland
8.90
2011
49 Solomon Islands
8.80
2011
50 Burundi
8.70
2011
51 Malta
8.50
2010
52 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
8.50
2011
53 Maldives
8.50
2011
54 South Africa
8.50
2011
55 Jordan
8.40
2011
56 Malawi
8.40
2011
57 Sudan
8.40
2011
58 Iraq
8.30
2011
59 Panama
8.20
2011
60 Argentina
8.10
2011
61 Uruguay
8.00
2011
62 Togo
8.00
2011
63 Swaziland
8.00
2011
64 Djibouti
7.90
2011
65 Haiti
7.90
2011
66 Croatia
7.80
2010
67 Bahamas, The
7.70
2011
68 Barbados
7.70
2011
69 Sao Tome and Principe
7.70
2011
70 Luxembourg
7.70
2011
71 Israel
7.70
2011
72 Hungary
7.70
2011
73 Bulgaria
7.60
2010
74 Chile
7.50
2011
75 Czech Republic
7.40
2011
76 Cyprus
7.40
2011
77 Ukraine
7.30
2011
78 Tanzania
7.30
2011
79 Ecuador
7.30
2011
80 San Marino
7.20
2010
81 Saint Lucia
7.20
2011
82 Andorra
7.20
2011
83 Korea, South
7.20
2011
84 Samoa
7.00
2011
85 Lithuania
7.00
2010
86 Vietnam
6.80
2011
87 El Salvador
6.80
2011
88 Mali
6.80
2011
89 Cote d'Ivoire
6.80
2011
90 Turkey
6.70
2011
91 Poland
6.70
2011
92 Guatemala
6.70
2011
93 Latvia
6.70
2010
94 Macedonia
6.60
2011
95 Mozambique
6.60
2011
96 Burkina Faso
6.50
2011
97 Mexico
6.40
2009
98 Albania
6.30
2011
99 Guinea-Bissau
6.30
2011
100 Lebanon
6.30
2011
101 Grenada
6.20
2011
102 Kyrgyzstan
6.20
2010
103 Russia
6.20
2011
104 Tunisia
6.20
2011
105 Zambia
6.10
2011
106 Colombia
6.10
2011
107 Senegal
6.00
2011
108 Estonia
6.00
2011
109 Morocco
6.00
2011
110 Iran
6.00
2011
111 Guinea
6.00
2011
112 Antigua and Barbuda
5.90
2011
113 Dominica
5.90
2011
114 Guyana
5.90
2011
115 Mauritius
5.90
2011
116 Romania
5.90
2010
117 Tajikistan
5.80
2011
118 Cambodia
5.70
2011
119 Trinidad and Tobago
5.70
2011
120 Belize
5.70
2011
121 Cook Islands
5.50
2011
122 Yemen
5.50
2011
123 Uzbekistan
5.40
2011
124 Dominican Republic
5.40
2011
125 Mauritania
5.40
2011
126 Nepal
5.40
2011
127 Nigeria
5.30
2011
128 Niger
5.30
2011
129 Mongolia
5.30
2011
130 Comoros
5.30
2011
131 Belarus
5.30
2011
132 Namibia
5.30
2011
133 Tonga
5.30
2011
134 Suriname
5.30
2011
135 China
5.20
2011
136 Azerbaijan
5.20
2011
137 Cameroon
5.20
2011
138 Venezuela
5.20
2011
139 Jamaica
5.20
2010
140 Timor-Leste
5.10
2011
141 Botswana
5.10
2011
142 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
4.90
2011
143 Egypt
4.90
2011
144 Bolivia
4.90
2011
145 Peru
4.80
2011
146 Cabo Verde
4.80
2011
147 Ghana
4.80
2011
148 Ethiopia
4.70
2011
149 Benin
4.60
2011
150 Singapore
4.60
2011
151 Kenya
4.50
2011
152 Saint Kitts and Nevis
4.40
2011
153 Libya
4.40
2011
154 Gambia, The
4.40
2011
155 Papua New Guinea
4.30
2011
156 Armenia
4.30
2011
157 Monaco
4.30
2011
158 Chad
4.30
2011
159 Philippines
4.10
2011
160 Vanuatu
4.10
2011
161 Madagascar
4.10
2011
162 Bhutan
4.10
2011
163 Thailand
4.10
2011
164 Equatorial Guinea
4.00
2011
165 Kazakhstan
3.90
2011
166 Algeria
3.90
2011
167 India
3.90
2011
168 Bahrain
3.80
2011
169 Fiji
3.80
2011
170 Seychelles
3.80
2011
171 Central African Republic
3.80
2011
172 Syria
3.70
2011
173 Saudi Arabia
3.70
2011
174 Bangladesh
3.70
2011
175 Malaysia
3.60
2011
176 Angola
3.50
2011
177 Sri Lanka
3.40
2011
178 United Arab Emirates
3.30
2011
179 Gabon
3.20
2011
180 Laos
2.80
2011
181 Indonesia
2.70
2011
182 Kuwait
2.70
2011
183 Turkmenistan
2.70
2011
184 Eritrea
2.60
2011
185 Pakistan
2.50
2011
186 Congo, Republic of the
2.50
2011
187 Brunei
2.50
2011
188 Oman
2.30
2011
189 Burma
2.00
2011
190 Qatar
1.90
2011
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