Public health expenditure per capita reached 4,966 USD in 2017 in Denmark, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.63 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public health expenditure per capita in Denmark reached an all time high of 5,460 USD in 2009 and an all time low of 244 USD in 1971. When compared to Denmark's main peers, public health expenditure per capita in Germany amounted to 4,358 USD, 4,102 USD in Netherlands, 6,779 USD in Norway and 5,034 USD in Sweden in 2017.
Denmark has been ranked 6th within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure per capita, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowing and grants (including donations from international agencies and non-governmental organisations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds.