Health outcomes in Papua New Guinea

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Papua New Guinea in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Papua New Guinea Australia and Oceania World
Life expectancy, in years 65.71 73.62 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 27.3 21.72 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 7.09 5.83 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 3.61 2.96 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.9 0.37 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 432 126.45 111.24


Health spending in Papua New Guinea

In the second table we see the health spending in Papua New Guinea as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Papua New Guinea is 55.15 USD. The country spends 1.98 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Papua New Guinea Australia and Oceania World
Health spending per capita 55.15 968.52 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 1.98 6.25 6.64

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