Public health expenditure per capita reached 6,304 USD in 2017 in Switzerland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.705 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public health expenditure per capita in Switzerland reached an all time high of 6,359 USD in 2014 and an all time low of 1,969 USD in 2000. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, public health expenditure per capita in Austria amounted to 3,761 USD, 3,794 USD in France, 4,358 USD in Germany and 2,110 USD in Italy in 2017.
Switzerland has been ranked 2nd within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of public health expenditure per capita, 6 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.