Public health expenditure per capita reached 3,529 USD in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.10 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, public health expenditure per capita in Japan reached an all time high of 4,018 USD in 2012 and an all time low of 8.55 USD in 1960.
Japan has been ranked 13th within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure per capita, 7 places above 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.