Public health expenditure per capita reached 8,061 USD in 2016 in USA, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.53 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public health expenditure per capita in USA reached an all time high of 8,061 USD in 2016 and an all time low of 33.4 USD in 1960. When compared to USA's main peers, public health expenditure per capita in Japan amounted to 3,605 USD and 247 USD in Mexico in 2016.
USA has been ranked 1st within the group of 36 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.