Health outcomes in Bhutan

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Bhutan in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Bhutan Asia World
Life expectancy, in years 70.2 73.37 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 18.17 19.34 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 6.02 5.86 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 2.05 2.43 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.26 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 178 122.41 111.24


Health spending in Bhutan

In the second table we see the health spending in Bhutan as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Bhutan is 91.34 USD. The country spends 3.45 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Bhutan Asia World
Health spending per capita 91.34 622.87 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 3.45 5.76 6.64

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