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Public Health Expenditure Per Capita (USD) in Iceland

Source: World Bank, National Statistical Office, Helgi Analytics calculation
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2018

Public health expenditure per capita reached 5,022 USD in 2017 in Iceland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 20.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, public health expenditure per capita in Iceland reached an all time high of 5,022 USD in 2017 and an all time low of 28.1 USD in 1960. When compared to Iceland's main peers, public health expenditure per capita in Denmark amounted to 4,966 USD, 6,779 USD in Norway, 5,034 USD in Sweden and 3,130 USD in United Kingdom in 2017.

Iceland has been ranked 5th within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure per capita, 2 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.


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