Public health expenditure per capita reached 5,034 USD in 2017 in Sweden, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.02 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public health expenditure per capita in Sweden reached an all time high of 5,571 USD in 2014 and an all time low of 215 USD in 1970. When compared to Sweden's main peers, public health expenditure per capita in Denmark amounted to 4,966 USD, 3,166 USD in Finland and 6,779 USD in Norway in 2017.
Sweden has been ranked 4th within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure per capita, 5 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.