Public Health Expenditure (As % of Total) fell 0.052% to 78.8% in Belgium in 2017

Public Health Expenditure (As % of Total) (%), 2017
Health Care | Belgium | January 2, 2019
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Public health expenditure as a share of total fell 0.052% to 78.8% in Belgium in 2017, according to World Bank / WHO.

Historically, public health expenditure as a share of total in Belgium reached an all time high of 78.8% in 2016 and an all time low of 72.8% in 1994. When compared to Belgium's main peers, public health expenditure as a share of total in France amounted to 83.0%, 85.0% in Germany, 81.6% in Luxembourg and 81.3% in Netherlands in 2017.

Belgium has been ranked 12th within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure as a share of total, 17 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Public Health Expenditure (As % of Total) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria % 74.6% 74.7% 74.0% 74.0% 74.1%
Belgium % 77.9% 78.3% 78.0% 78.2% 78.4%
Denmark % 83.6% 84.0% 84.3% 84.2% 84.2%
France % 76.0% 76.1% 76.2% 76.5% 76.6%
Germany % 83.3% 83.1% 83.9% 84.4% 84.3%
Italy % 77.0% 76.1% 76.1% 75.6% 74.6%
Luxembourg % 83.2% 82.9% 82.5% 82.3% 81.8%
Netherlands % 82.2% 82.0% 81.1% 80.7% 81.0%
Poland % 70.9% 70.0% 70.7% 70.7% 70.0%
Spain % 73.8% 72.2% 71.0% 70.4% 71.3%
United Kingdom % 82.6% 82.8% 79.6% 79.6% 79.6%