Who Pays the Most for Health Care from Private Resources?

Private Health Expenditure (As % of Total) (%), 2014
Health Care | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 80 countries in 2014, Georgia ranked the highest in private health expenditure as a share of total with 80.2% followed by Azerbaijan and Venezuela. On the other end of the scale was Denmark with 14.4%, Norway with 14.7% and United Kingdom with 16.2%.

Average private health expenditure as a share of total reached 40.2% in 2014 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.563 % less than in the previous year and 0.447 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average private health expenditure as a share of total reached an all time high of 42.3% in 2002 and an all time low of 37.1% in 2010. The average annual growth amounted to 0.338 % since 1960.

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