Who Pays the Most for Public Health Care as of GDP?

Public Health Expenditure (As % of GDP) (%), 2017 or latest
Health Care | February 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 42 countries in 2017, USA ranked the highest in public health expenditure as a percentage of GDP with 14.0% followed by Germany and France. On the other end of the scale was India with 0.957%, Indonesia with 1.11% and Mexico with 2.79%.

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

Public Health Expenditure (As % of GDP) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria % 8.32% 8.42% 8.36% 7.68% 7.67%
Belgium % 8.03% 8.19% 8.48% 8.09% 7.92%
Denmark % 9.27% 9.42% 9.07% 8.56% 8.65%
Finland % 6.67% 6.82% 7.08% 7.10% 7.30%
France % 8.91% 8.98% 9.04% 8.87% 8.81%
Germany % 8.60% 8.64% 8.68% 9.25% 9.34%
Iceland % 7.27% 7.28% 7.29% 6.84% 6.75%
Japan % 8.32% 8.44% 8.45% 9.11% 9.14%
Netherlands % 9.62% 10.1% 10.3% 8.76% 8.42%
New Zealand % 8.28% 8.46% 8.08% 7.49% 7.35%
Norway % 7.87% 7.90% 8.18% 7.96% 8.64%
Sweden % 7.75% 7.78% 7.91% 9.29% 9.17%
Switzerland % 7.22% 7.52% 7.57% 7.27% 7.54%
USA % 8.08% 8.01% 8.05% 13.4% 13.8% ...
United Kingdom % 7.70% 7.79% 7.62% 7.74% 7.79%