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Health spending as percent of GDP, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 181 countries was 6.55 percent.The highest value was in Tuvalu: 17.14 percent and the lowest value was in Venezuela: 1.18 percent. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Health spending as percent of GDP in the European union
Health spending as percent of GDP in Europe
Health spending as percent of GDP in Asia
Health spending as percent of GDP in Africa
Health spending as percent of GDP in North America
Health spending as percent of GDP in South America
Health spending as percent of GDP in Australia


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