Public health expenditure per capita reached 3,592 USD in 2017 in Ireland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.58 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public health expenditure per capita in Ireland reached an all time high of 4,225 USD in 2008 and an all time low of 19.0 USD in 1960. When compared to Ireland's main peers, public health expenditure per capita in France amounted to 3,794 USD, 5,022 USD in Iceland and 3,130 USD in United Kingdom in 2017.
Ireland has been ranked 11th within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure per capita, 4 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.