World Healthcare Spending 2000-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Current expenditures on health per capita in current US dollars. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year.
  • World healthcare spending for 2017 was $1,061, a 3.9% increase from 2016.
  • World healthcare spending for 2016 was $1,021, a 2.26% increase from 2015.
  • World healthcare spending for 2015 was $999, a 3.91% decline from 2014.
  • World healthcare spending for 2014 was $1,039, a 2.31% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Per Capita (US $)
North America $9,691
OECD members $4,835
Euro Area $3,761
European Union $3,261
World $1,061
Latin America & Caribbean $685
East Asia & Pacific $671
Sub-Saharan Africa $84
South Asia $64
World Healthcare Spending - Historical Data
Year Per Capita (US $) % of GDP
2017 $1,061 9.90%
2016 $1,021 9.99%
2015 $999 9.83%
2014 $1,039 9.53%
2013 $1,016 9.44%
2012 $993 9.40%
2011 $983 9.39%
2010 $909 9.52%
2009 $870 9.84%
2008 $857 9.07%
2007 $790 9.05%
2006 $722 9.21%
2005 $680 9.29%
2004 $641 9.37%
2003 $581 9.49%
2002 $517 9.34%
2001 $488 9.02%
2000 $475 8.62%