List of countries by total health expenditure per capita

This article includes 2 lists of countries of the world and their total expenditure on health per capita. Total expenditure includes both public and private expenditures.

Health care cost as percent of GDP (total economy of a nation).[1][2]

The first table and bar chart lists member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). With each country's total expenditure on health per capita in PPP U.S. dollars.

The next table use data from the World Health Organization (WHO). The table uses 2018 PPP international US dollars (inflation-adjusted to 2018 dollars).

The chart to the right measures the total cost of health care (public and private expenditures) as a percent of GDP (gross domestic product) for a few nations. GDP is a measure of the total economy of a nation.

Organization for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentEdit

TableEdit

Note: Click header for any year to sort by total health expenditure per capita for that year. The table can be sorted in ascending or descending order. The row number column on the left stays static, and does not sort. Click the country header to return to alphabetical order.


Total health expenditure per capita in PPP international U.S. dollars. Not inflation-adjusted.[1][3][4]
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Country 2017 2018 2019
  Australia 4,711 4,965 5,187
  Austria 5,360 5,538 5,851
  Belgium 5,014 5,103 5,428
  Canada 5,155 5,287 5,418
  Chile 2,030 2,126 2,159
  Colombia 1,156 1,201 1,213
  Czech Republic 2,891 3,171 3,428
  Denmark 5,107 5,295 5,568
  Estonia 2,217 2,368 2,579
  Finland 4,222 4,331 4,578
  France 5,057 5,154 5,376
  Germany 6,011 6,224 6,646
  Greece 2,239 2,266 2,384
  Hungary 2,029 2,150 2,222
  Iceland 4,167 4,420 4,811
  Ireland 4,743 4,912 5,276
  Israel 2,715 2,826 2,932
  Italy 3,399 3,485 3,649
  Japan 4,393 4,504 4,823
  Korea 2,809 3,085 3,384
  Latvia 1,680 1,856 1,973
  Lithuania 2,236 2,385 2,638
  Luxembourg 5,013 5,216 5,558
  Mexico 1,119 1,145 1,154
  Netherlands 5,264 5,436 5,765
  New Zealand 3,820 4,025 4,204
  Norway 6,075 6,283 6,647
  Poland 2,076 2,114 2,230
  Portugal 2,922 3,097 3,379
  Slovak Republic 2,048 2,142 2,354
  Slovenia 2,853 3,042 3,224
  Spain 3,322 3,430 3,616
  Sweden 5,318 5,434 5,782
  Switzerland 7,037 7,280 7,732
  Turkey 1,188 1,224 1,337
  United Kingdom 4,126 4,290 4,653
  United States 10,213 10,637 11,072

Bar chartEdit

Total health expenditure per capita in US dollars (PPP). This chart breaks it down further by public and private expenditures.[2]

 
Click to enlarge.

World Health OrganizationEdit

A country list from World Health Organization's Global Health Expenditure Database.[5]

Inflation-adjusted to 2018 PPP U.S. dollarsEdit

Note: Click header for any year to sort by total health expenditure per capita for that year. The table can be sorted in ascending or descending order. The row number column on the left stays static, and does not sort. Click the country header to return to alphabetical order.


Total health expenditure per capita in 2018 PPP international U.S. dollars. Inflation-adjusted to 2018 dollars. Please note - the figures for Liberia are taken from WHO figures that appear to be self-evidentially a typographical error. [5][3][4]
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Countries 2002 2010 2018
  Afghanistan 78 138 186
  Albania 314 452 697
  Algeria 335 648 963
  Andorra 2,196 2,771 3,607
  Angola 119 168 165
  Antigua and Barbuda 846 1,083 1,406
  Argentina 852 1,745 1,990
  Armenia 231 606 1,037
  Australia 2,438 3,587 5,005
  Austria 2,936 4,303 5,879
  Azerbaijan 122 396 634
  Bahamas 1,060 1,530 2,005
  Bahrain 1,370 1,527 1,955
  Bangladesh 33 66 110
  Barbados 742 1,095 1,204
  Belarus 410 885 1,132
  Belgium 2,525 4,101 5,405
  Belize 274 429 506
  Benin 59 73 83
  Bhutan 135 214 322
  Bolivia 177 272 496
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 369 842 1,301
  Botswana 583 803 1,089
  Brazil 833 1,138 1,531
  Brunei Darussalam 1,952 1,798 1,953
  Bulgaria 549 1,057 1,634
  Burkina Faso 31 82 112
  Burundi 39 81 66
  Cape Verde 174 261 400
  Cambodia 91 171 261
  Cameroon 94 106 134
  Canada 2,758 4,257 5,200
  Central African Republic 30 35 97
  Chad 76 76 79
  Chile 751 1,230 2,306
  China 152 381 935
  Colombia 382 760 1,155
  Comoros 128 121 134
  Congo 73 106 125
  Cook Islands 460 558 752
  Costa Rica 576 1,026 1,337
  Côte d'Ivoire 102 160 176
  Croatia 784 1,599 1,876
  Cuba 711 2,042 2,519
  Cyprus 1,331 2,206 2,625
  Czech Republic 1,127 1,919 3,041
  Democratic Republic of the Congo 12 24 31
  Denmark 2,670 4,457 5,794
  Djibouti 90 109 135
  Dominica 307 519 710
  Dominican Republic 355 621 1,018
  Ecuador 283 649 955
  Egypt 367 429 614
  El Salvador 412 507 592
  Equatorial Guinea 435 606 697
  Eritrea 93 65 74
  Estonia 547 1,365 2,428
  Eswatini 293 694 696
  Ethiopia 25 58 67
  Fiji 187 267 372
  Finland 2,177 3,562 4,457
  France 2,876 4,061 5,250
  Gabon 476 376 491
  Gambia 187 102 81
  Georgia 259 599 796
  Germany 2,973 4,321 6,098
  Ghana 131 186 168
  Greece 1,864 2,679 2,340
  Grenada 489 585 694
  Guatemala 323 404 483
  Guinea 96 56 109
  Guinea-Bissau 68 91 123
  Guyana 266 333 513
  Haiti 81 120 144
  Honduras 172 334 362
  Hungary 1,033 1,618 2,115
  Iceland 3,110 3,353 5,113
  India 102 145 275
  Indonesia 112 245 375
  Iran 554 1,189 1,691
  Iraq 416 716
  Ireland 2,370 4,561 5,897
  Israel 1,920 2,102 3,207
  Italy 2,264 3,139 3,624
  Jamaica 317 416 559
  Japan 2,097 3,192 4,504
  Jordan 617 770 738
  Kazakhstan 368 541 784
  Kenya 95 146 179
  Kiribati 194 158 278
  Kuwait 2,054 2,035 3,669
  Kyrgyzstan 81 191 260
  Laos 92 127 167
  Latvia 578 1,069 1,896
  Lebanon 790 1,050 1,086
  Lesotho 83 188 309
  Liberia 1,885 6,839 12,643
  Libya 834 955
  Lithuania 642 1,350 2,313
  Luxembourg 3,979 6,079 6,048
  Madagascar 70 74 79
  Malawi 25 76 120
  Malaysia 400 666 1,194
  Maldives 643 995 1,443
  Mali 68 86 90
  Malta 1,516 2,287 3,897
  Marshall Islands 396 508 677
  Mauritania 122 115 190
  Mauritius 326 716 1,381
  Mexico 567 912 1,066
  Micronesia (Federated States of) 210 428 414
  Monaco 1,843 2,912 2,983
  Mongolia 211 282 519
  Montenegro 1,711
  Morocco 180 376 467
  Mozambique 21 54 118
  Myanmar 31 66 292
  Namibia 563 827 883
  Nauru 742 710 1,174
  Nepal 58 97 180
  Netherlands 2,987 4,585 5,635
  New Zealand 1,834 2,983 4,024
  Nicaragua 163 300 474
  Niger 45 55 78
  Nigeria 72 167 233
  Niue 760 1,363 1,405
  North Macedonia 566 757 1,073
  Norway 3,429 5,194 6,818
  Oman 1,159 1,219 1,730
  Pakistan 86 104 178
  Palau 882 1,553 2,012
  Panama 614 1,085 1,857
  Papua New Guinea 84 64 101
  Paraguay 264 441 935
  Peru 283 470 767
  Philippines 97 236 394
  Poland 716 1,353 2,015
  Portugal 1,747 2,683 3,242
  Qatar 2,262 2,103 3,166
  South Korea 885 1,879 3,214
  Republic of Moldova 197 470 480
  Romania 326 976 1,576
  Russian Federation 476 1,087 1,488
  Rwanda 28 117 170
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 837 1,284 1,556
  Saint Lucia 506 612 611
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 290 446 550
  Samoa 181 284 355
  San Marino 2,798 3,763 4,340
  Sao Tome and Principe 175 172 214
  Saudi Arabia 1,382 1,623 3,520
  Senegal 82 109 146
  Serbia 548 1,217 1,485
  Seychelles 663 947 1,549
  Sierra Leone 94 129 257
  Singapore 1,465 2,268 4,439
  Slovakia 733 1,949 2,180
  Slovenia 1,624 2,385 3,158
  Solomon Islands 130 189 108
  South Africa 572 870 1,129
  South Sudan 114
  Spain 1,673 2,894 3,576
  Sri Lanka 228 322 517
  Sudan 90 209 293
  Suriname 608 696 1,180
  Sweden 2,543 3,530 5,828
  Switzerland 3,839 5,481 8,114
  Syria 172 167
  Tajikistan 51 120 250
  Thailand 273 448 723
  Timor-Leste 126 353
  Togo 33 72 109
  Tonga 150 242 355
  Trinidad and Tobago 810 1,581 2,100
  Tunisia 347 602 912
  Turkey 476 881 1,171
  Turkmenistan 317 487 1,275
  Tuvalu 367 484 758
  Uganda 89 175 139
  Ukraine 280 523 683
  United Arab Emirates 2,170 2,103 3,173
  United Kingdom 2,338 3,645 4,620
  United Republic of Tanzania 59 110 112
  United States of America 5,332 7,930 10,624
  Uruguay 991 1,445 2,169
  Uzbekistan 175 268 459
  Vanuatu 80 97 109
  Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 842 1,130 384
  Viet Nam 108 259 440
  Yemen 163 231
  Zambia 125 122 208
  Zimbabwe 198 198

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Health expenditure and financing. OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). Choose options from dropdown menus.
  2. ^ a b OECD Data. Health resources - Health spending. doi:10.1787/8643de7e-en. Click "more" in the intro paragraph to see that PPP U.S. dollars are used. Click tabs for chart or table. Choose options from menus at the bottom of the chart/table. Choose a year. Then under the "perspectives" menu check the box to "compare variables". That will allow you to check the boxes for government/compulsory, voluntary, and total. This will produce the data for the chart.
  3. ^ a b What is the difference between current and constant data? From: World Bank Data Help Desk.
  4. ^ a b What is an “international dollar”? From: World Bank Data Help Desk.
  5. ^ a b Global Health Expenditure Database. Data Explorer. World Health Organization. Set up a table by selecting options in the left sidebar. Then click "view data and build report" to get a table with year columns, and country rows. Print it out, or download in various formats.