Health outcomes in Venezuela

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Venezuela in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Venezuela the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 74.54 74.89 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 19.03 16.92 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 5.61 6.8 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 2.32 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 32 33.67 111.24


Health spending in Venezuela

In the second table we see the health spending in Venezuela as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Venezuela is 1578.44 USD. The country spends 5.13 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Venezuela the Americas World
Health spending per capita 1578.44 1010.27 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 5.13 7.12 6.64

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