World Healthcare Spending 2000-2021

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 2018 was $1,111, a 4.33% increase from 2017.
  • World healthcare spending for 2017 was $1,065, a 4.31% increase from 2016.
  • World healthcare spending for 2016 was $1,021, a 2.18% increase from 2015.
  • World healthcare spending for 2015 was $999, a 3.93% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Per Capita (US $)
North America $10,050
OECD members $4,900
Euro Area $4,063
European Union $3,525
World $1,111
East Asia & Pacific $722
Latin America & Caribbean $667
Sub-Saharan Africa $83
South Asia $67
World Healthcare Spending - Historical Data
Year Per Capita (US $) % of GDP
2018 $1,111 9.85%
2017 $1,065 9.89%
2016 $1,021 9.95%
2015 $999 9.80%
2014 $1,040 9.51%
2013 $1,016 9.42%
2012 $999 9.44%
2011 $989 9.43%
2010 $914 9.56%
2009 $876 9.88%
2008 $864 9.13%
2007 $797 9.13%
2006 $728 9.29%
2005 $686 9.37%
2004 $647 9.46%
2003 $587 9.56%
2002 $523 9.42%
2001 $493 9.08%
2000 $480 8.69%