* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Health spending as percent of GDP, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 179 countries was 7.04 percent. The highest value was in Tuvalu: 21.54 percent and the lowest value was in Monaco: 1.67 percent. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Health spending as percent of GDP, 2020 Global rank Available data
Tuvalu 21.54 1 2000 - 2020
USA 18.82 2 2000 - 2020
Palau 18.39 3 2000 - 2020
Afghanistan 15.53 4 2002 - 2021
Canada 12.94 5 2000 - 2021
Germany 12.82 6 2000 - 2021
Armenia 12.24 7 2000 - 2020
France 12.21 8 2000 - 2020
UK 11.98 9 2000 - 2021
Switzerland 11.8 10 2000 - 2020
Lesotho 11.78 11 2000 - 2020
Kiribati 11.64 12 2000 - 2020
Micronesia 11.56 13 2000 - 2020
Austria 11.47 14 2000 - 2021
Montenegro 11.42 15 2011 - 2020
Norway 11.42 16 2000 - 2021
Sweden 11.38 17 2000 - 2021
Maldives 11.35 18 2000 - 2020
Netherlands 11.14 19 2000 - 2021
Belgium 11.06 20 2000 - 2020
Japan 10.9 21 2000 - 2020
Malta 10.84 22 2000 - 2020
Spain 10.71 23 2000 - 2020
Australia 10.65 24 2000 - 2020
Portugal 10.55 25 2000 - 2021
Denmark 10.53 26 2000 - 2021
Brazil 10.31 27 2000 - 2020
New Zealand 10.03 28 2000 - 2020
Argentina 9.98 29 2000 - 2020
El Salvador 9.85 30 2000 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 9.84 31 2000 - 2020
Chile 9.75 32 2000 - 2021
Panama 9.66 33 2000 - 2020
Italy 9.63 34 2000 - 2021
Finland 9.61 35 2000 - 2020
Iceland 9.56 36 2000 - 2021
Greece 9.51 37 2000 - 2020
Liberia 9.5 38 2000 - 2020
Slovenia 9.45 39 2000 - 2021
C.A. Republic 9.4 40 2000 - 2020
Czechia 9.24 41 2000 - 2020
Uruguay 9.15 42 2000 - 2020
Andorra 9.05 43 2000 - 2020
Honduras 9.04 44 2000 - 2021
Colombia 8.99 45 2000 - 2020
Namibia 8.9 46 2000 - 2020
Sierra Leone 8.76 47 2000 - 2020
Serbia 8.73 48 2000 - 2020
San Marino 8.69 49 2000 - 2020
Nicaragua 8.63 50 2000 - 2020
South Africa 8.58 51 2000 - 2020
Bulgaria 8.52 52 2000 - 2020
Ecuador 8.48 53 2000 - 2020
G.-Bissau 8.41 54 2000 - 2020
South Korea 8.36 55 2000 - 2020
Israel 8.32 56 2000 - 2020
Tajikistan 8.18 57 2000 - 2020
Cyprus 8.09 58 2000 - 2020
Lebanon 7.95 59 2000 - 2020
North Macedonia 7.89 60 2000 - 2020
Bolivia 7.86 61 2000 - 2020
Costa Rica 7.86 62 2000 - 2020
Croatia 7.77 63 2000 - 2020
Estonia 7.75 64 2000 - 2021
Mozambique 7.62 65 2000 - 2020
Ukraine 7.62 66 2000 - 2020
Georgia 7.6 67 2000 - 2020
Russia 7.6 68 2000 - 2020
Bahamas 7.59 69 2000 - 2020
Paraguay 7.58 70 2000 - 2020
Lithuania 7.54 71 2000 - 2021
Cambodia 7.51 72 2000 - 2020
Jordan 7.47 73 2000 - 2020
Latvia 7.45 74 2000 - 2020
Rwanda 7.32 75 2000 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 7.31 76 2000 - 2020
Hungary 7.25 77 2000 - 2020
Slovakia 7.23 78 2000 - 2020
Barbados 7.2 79 2000 - 2020
Ireland 7.1 80 2000 - 2021
Belize 6.92 81 2000 - 2020
Moldova 6.78 82 2000 - 2020
Suriname 6.77 83 2000 - 2020
Uzbekistan 6.75 84 2000 - 2020
Saint Lucia 6.74 85 2000 - 2020
Burkina Faso 6.72 86 2000 - 2020
Mauritius 6.66 87 2000 - 2020
Jamaica 6.61 88 2000 - 2020
Swaziland 6.51 89 2000 - 2020
Burundi 6.5 90 2000 - 2020
Poland 6.49 91 2000 - 2021
Guatemala 6.47 92 2000 - 2020
Belarus 6.41 93 2000 - 2020
Seychelles 6.39 94 2000 - 2020
Tunisia 6.34 95 2000 - 2020
Algeria 6.32 96 2000 - 2020
Kuwait 6.31 97 2000 - 2020
Peru 6.3 98 2000 - 2020
Romania 6.27 99 2000 - 2020
Mexico 6.24 100 2000 - 2020
Niger 6.2 101 2000 - 2020
Botswana 6.19 102 2000 - 2020
Singapore 6.05 103 2000 - 2020
Cape Verde 6.02 104 2000 - 2020
Morocco 5.99 105 2000 - 2020
Togo 5.96 106 2000 - 2020
Grenada 5.82 107 2000 - 2020
Luxembourg 5.77 108 2000 - 2021
Turkmenistan 5.68 109 2000 - 2020
UA Emirates 5.67 110 2000 - 2020
Dominica 5.65 111 2000 - 2020
Zambia 5.62 112 2000 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 5.61 113 2000 - 2020
China 5.59 114 2000 - 2020
Guyana 5.51 115 2000 - 2020
Malawi 5.43 116 2000 - 2020
Chad 5.41 117 2000 - 2020
Comoros 5.35 118 2000 - 2020
Iran 5.34 119 2000 - 2020
Oman 5.33 120 2000 - 2020
Samoa 5.33 121 2000 - 2020
Tonga 5.32 122 2000 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 5.26 123 2000 - 2020
Nepal 5.17 124 2000 - 2020
Senegal 5.15 125 2000 - 2020
Philippines 5.11 126 2000 - 2021
Iraq 5.08 127 2003 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 4.94 128 2000 - 2020
Mongolia 4.94 129 2000 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 4.91 130 2000 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 4.82 131 2000 - 2020
Bahrain 4.72 132 2000 - 2020
Vietnam 4.68 133 2000 - 2020
Burma 4.62 134 2000 - 2020
Turkey 4.62 135 2000 - 2020
Azerbaijan 4.61 136 2000 - 2020
R. of Congo 4.47 137 2000 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 4.43 138 2000 - 2020
Bhutan 4.37 139 2000 - 2020
Egypt 4.36 140 2000 - 2020
Thailand 4.36 141 2000 - 2020
Mali 4.31 142 2000 - 2020
Kenya 4.29 143 2000 - 2020
Qatar 4.18 144 2000 - 2020
Malaysia 4.12 145 2000 - 2020
Eritrea 4.09 146 2000 - 2020
Sri Lanka 4.07 147 2000 - 2020
DR Congo 4.05 148 2000 - 2020
Guinea 4.04 149 2000 - 2020
Ghana 3.99 150 2000 - 2020
Vanuatu 3.97 151 2000 - 2020
Uganda 3.96 152 2000 - 2020
Madagascar 3.88 153 2000 - 2020
Venezuela 3.82 154 2000 - 2020
Kazakhstan 3.79 155 2000 - 2020
Cameroon 3.77 156 2000 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 3.77 157 2000 - 2020
Fiji 3.75 158 2000 - 2020
Tanzania 3.75 159 2000 - 2020
Ivory Coast 3.72 160 2000 - 2020
Ethiopia 3.48 161 2000 - 2020
Gabon 3.43 162 2000 - 2020
Zimbabwe 3.43 163 2010 - 2020
Indonesia 3.41 164 2000 - 2020
Nigeria 3.38 165 2000 - 2020
Mauritania 3.36 166 2000 - 2020
Haiti 3.22 167 2000 - 2020
Sudan 3.02 168 2000 - 2020
India 2.96 169 2000 - 2020
Pakistan 2.95 170 2000 - 2020
Angola 2.91 171 2000 - 2020
Laos 2.69 172 2000 - 2020
Bangladesh 2.63 173 2000 - 2020
Gambia 2.61 174 2000 - 2020
Benin 2.59 175 2000 - 2020
Papua N.G. 2.53 176 2000 - 2020
Brunei 2.39 177 2000 - 2020
Djibouti 2.01 178 2000 - 2020
Monaco 1.67 179 2000 - 2020



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.

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