Public health expenditure per capita reached 285 USD in 2014 in Suriname, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 19.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public health expenditure per capita in Suriname reached an all time high of 285 USD in 2014 and an all time low of USD in. When compared to Suriname's main peers, public health expenditure per capita in Brazil amounted to 453 USD, 120 USD in Guyana, 646 USD in Trinidad and Tobago and 107 USD in Venezuela in 2014.
Suriname has been ranked 71st within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure per capita, 10 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.