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countries of the world The following is a list providing an overview of sovereign state A sovereign state is a polity, political entity represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area. International law defines sovereign s ...
and their total expenditure on health
per capita ''Per capita'' is a Latin phrase literally meaning "by heads" or "for each head", and idiomatically used to mean "per person". The term is used in a wide variety of social sciences Social science is the branch The branches and leaves o ...
. Total expenditure includes both public and private expenditures. The first table and bar chart lists member countries of the
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; french: Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 38 member countries, founded in 1961 to st ...

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
(OECD). With each country's total expenditure on health
per capita ''Per capita'' is a Latin phrase literally meaning "by heads" or "for each head", and idiomatically used to mean "per person". The term is used in a wide variety of social sciences Social science is the branch The branches and leaves o ...
in PPP U.S. dollars. The next table use data from the
World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations United Nations Specialized Agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of the Unit ...
(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 (GDP) is a monetary Image:National-Debt-Gillray.jpeg, In a 1786 James Gillray caricature, the plentiful money bags handed to King George III are contrasted with the beggar whose legs and arms were amputated, in the ...
(gross domestic product) for a few nations. GDP is a measure of the total economy of a nation.


Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development


Table

:''Row numbers are static. Other columns are sortable. This allows ranking of any column.'' * indicates "Healthcare in COUNTRY" or "Health in COUNTRY" links.


Bar chart

Total health expenditure
per capita ''Per capita'' is a Latin phrase literally meaning "by heads" or "for each head", and idiomatically used to mean "per person". The term is used in a wide variety of social sciences Social science is the branch The branches and leaves o ...
in
US dollars The United States dollar (symbol A symbol is a mark, sign, or word In linguistics, a word of a spoken language can be defined as the smallest sequence of phonemes that can be uttered in isolation with semantic, objective or pragma ...
( PPP). This chart breaks it down further by government/compulsory, voluntary payment, and out-of-pocket expenditures.
OECD The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; french: Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 38 member countries, founded in 1961 to st ...

OECD
Data
Health resources - Health spending
. 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.


World Health Organization

A country list from
World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations United Nations Specialized Agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of the Unit ...
's Global Health Expenditure Database.Global Health Expenditure Database
Data Explorer.
World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations United Nations Specialized Agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of the Unit ...
. 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.


Inflation-adjusted to 2018 PPP U.S. dollars

:''Row numbers are static. Other columns are sortable. This allows ranking of any column.'' Note: The figures for Liberia are taken from WHO figures that appear to be self-evidentially a typographical error. * indicates "Healthcare in COUNTRY" or "Health in COUNTRY" links.


See also

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Health system A health system, also known as health care system or healthcare system, is the organization An organization, or organisation (Commonwealth English The use of the English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germa ...
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Health systems by country United States dollar, US$) among several OECD member nations. Data source: OECD's iLibrary. See: List of countries by total health expenditure per capita. This article provides a brief overview of the health care systems of the world, sorted b ...
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List of countries by hospital beds This is a list of countries by hospital beds per 1000 or 100,000 people, as published by the local governments, international organisation (OECD, E.U.), academic sources or others. The number of beds per people is an important indicator of the hea ...
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List of countries by life expectancy Methodology The life expectancy is shown separately for males, and for females, as well as a combined figure. Several non- sovereign entities and territories are also included in this list. The figures reflect the quality of healthcare in t ...
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List of countries by infant mortality rate The under-five mortality rate is the number of deaths of infants and children under five years old per 1000 live births. The under-five mortality rate for the world is 39 deaths according to the World Bank and the World Health Organization Th ...
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List of countries by quality of health care This is a list of countries by quality of healthcare Health care, health-care, or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, or cure of disease, illness, injury, and other ...
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List of OECD health expenditure by country by type of financing A ''list'' is any set of items. List or lists may also refer to: People * List (surname) Organizations * List College, an undergraduate division of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America * SC Germania List, German rugby union club Ot ...


Notes and references

{{Population country lists Health expenditure
Health Health, according to the World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations United Nations Specialized Agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each ...
Expenditure Expenditure is an outflow of money, or any form of Wealth, fortune in general, to another person or group as payment for an item, service, or other category of costs. For a leasehold estate, tenant, renting, rent is an expense. For students or paren ...
Expenditure per capita Health economics