Total Health Expenditure (As % of GDP) fell to 9.22% in Finland in 2017

Total Health Expenditure (As % of GDP) (%)
Health Care | Finland | January 2, 2019
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Total health expenditure as a percentage of GDP reached 9.22 % in 2017 in Finland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.88 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, total health expenditure as a percentage of GDP in Finland reached an all time high of 9.74 % in 2015 and an all time low of 3.83 % in 1961. When compared to Finland's main peers, total health expenditure as a percentage of GDP in Australia amounted to 9.13 % and 9.00 % in New Zealand in 2017.

Finland has been ranked 14th within the group of 36 countries we follow in terms of total health expenditure as a percentage of GDP, 26 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure.

Total Health Expenditure (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 8.56% 8.69% 8.77% 9.06% 9.33%
Finland % 8.95% 9.29% 9.49% 9.48% 9.74%
Indonesia % 3.34% 3.38% 3.37% 3.44% 3.43% ... ...
Malaysia % 3.89% 4.01% 4.02% 4.17% ... ... ...
New Zealand % 9.51% 9.65% 9.37% 9.42% 9.31%
Papua New Guinea % 4.94% 4.55% 4.78% 4.26% ... ... ...
Philippines % 4.29% 4.46% 4.56% 4.71% ... ... ...
Singapore % 3.93% 4.22% 4.53% 4.92% ... ... ...