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Public Health Expenditure by Country, 2007

(% of GDP)

Current and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations) and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Together with private health expenditure, it makes up total health expenditure.

Highest percentage spent Lowest percentage spent
São Tomé and Principe 9.9% Malta 7.0% Myanmar 0.3% Guinea-Bissau 1.3%
Malawi 9.6 United States 6.9 Pakistan 0.4 Singapore 1.3
Timor-Leste 8.8 Belgium 6.9 Guinea 0.7 Armenia 1.4
Iceland 8.3 Canada 6.8 Burundi 0.8 Philippines 1.4
France 8.2 Switzerland 6.7 Lao People's Democratic Republic 0.8 Nigeria 1.4
Germany 8.2 Colombia 6.7 India 0.9 Trinidad and Tobago 1.4
Norway 8.1 Slovenia 6.6 Azerbaijan 0.9 Sudan 1.5
Austria 7.8 New Zealand 6.5 Bangladesh 0.9 Georgia 1.5
Occupied Palestinian Territories 7.8 Italy 6.5 Côte d'Ivoire 0.9 Angola 1.5
Sweden 7.7 Czech Republic 6.5 Tajikistan 1.0 Central African Republic 1.5
Luxembourg 7.2 Australia 6.5 Indonesia 1.0 Chad 1.5
Denmark 7.1 Maldives 6.3 Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 1.1 Cameroon 1.5
United Kingdom 7.0 Japan 6.3 Togo 1.1 Nepal 1.5
Portugal 7.0 Israel 6.1 Equatorial Guinea 1.2 Viet Nam 1.5
Croatia 6.1
Source: Human Development Report, 2007, United Nations. Web: hdr.undp.org.

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