Who Pays the Most for Health Care from Public Coffers?

Public Health Expenditure (As % of Total) (%), 2014
Health Care | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 169 countries in 2014, Cuba ranked the highest in public health expenditure as a share of total with 95.6% followed by Brunei and Seychelles. On the other end of the scale was Sierra Leone with 17.0%, Azerbaijan with 20.4% and Guinea Bissau with 20.5%.

Average public health expenditure as a share of total reached 60.1% in 2014 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.079 % more than in the previous year and 2.53 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average public health expenditure as a share of total reached an all time high of 62.0% in 1995 and an all time low of 57.5% in 2002. The average annual growth amounted to -0.163 % since 1960.

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