For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Syria from 2000 to 2012. The average value for Syria during that period was 3.98 percent with a minimum of 3.28 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 5.12 percent in 2003.
The latest value from 2012 is 3.57 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2012 based on 183
countries is 6.35 percent.
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Definition: Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year. This indicator does not include capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.