* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Health spending per capita, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 12 countries was 1276.64 U.S. dollars. The highest value was in Australia: 5901.11 U.S. dollars and the lowest value was in Papua New Guinea: 63.93 U.S. dollars. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Health spending per capita, 2020 Global rank Available data
Australia 5901.11 1 2000 - 2020
New Zealand 4201.63 2 2000 - 2020
Palau 2640.1 3 2000 - 2020
Tuvalu 1071.31 4 2000 - 2020
Micronesia 424.84 5 2000 - 2020
Tonga 248.04 6 2000 - 2020
Samoa 202.43 7 2000 - 2020
Fiji 186.36 8 2000 - 2020
Kiribati 166.62 9 2000 - 2020
Vanuatu 114.23 10 2000 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 99.13 11 2000 - 2020
Papua N.G. 63.93 12 2000 - 2020



Definition: Current expenditures on health per capita in current US dollars. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year.

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