For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2000 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 15.42 percent with a minimum of 12.5 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 17.2 percent in 2016.
The latest value from 2017 is 17.06 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 181
countries is 6.56 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.