Which Country Pays the Most for Health Care as of GDP?

Total Health Expenditure (As % of GDP) (%), 2014
Health Care | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 169 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in health expenditure as a percentage of GDP with 17.1% followed by Maldives and Sweden. On the other end of the scale was East Timor with 1.48%, Laos with 1.87% and Turkmenistan with 2.07%.

Average health expenditure as a percentage of GDP reached 9.92% in 2014 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.952 % more than in the previous year and 1.25 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average health expenditure as a percentage of GDP reached an all time high of 10.4% in 2009 and an all time low of 8.51% in 1995. The average annual growth amounted to 0.812 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at Total Health Expenditure (As % of GDP) indicator page.