Health outcomes in Cuba

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Cuba in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Cuba the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 79.92 74.89 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 10.75 16.92 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 8.1 6.79 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 1.72 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.4 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 7.1 33.67 111.24


Health spending in Cuba

In the second table we see the health spending in Cuba as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Cuba is 970.65 USD. The country spends 12.19 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Cuba the Americas World
Health spending per capita 970.65 1010.27 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 12.19 7.12 6.64

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