World Healthcare Spending 2000-2024

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 2020 was $1,177, a 6.72% increase from 2019.
  • World healthcare spending for 2019 was $1,103, a 1.5% increase from 2018.
  • World healthcare spending for 2018 was $1,087, a 4.31% increase from 2017.
  • World healthcare spending for 2017 was $1,042, a 3.89% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Per Capita (US $)
North America $11,077
OECD members $5,293
Euro Area $4,296
European Union $3,734
World $1,177
East Asia & Pacific $790
Latin America & Caribbean $594
Sub-Saharan Africa $74
South Asia $56
World Healthcare Spending - Historical Data
Year Per Capita (US $) % of GDP
2020 $1,177 10.89%
2019 $1,103 9.83%
2018 $1,087 9.68%
2017 $1,042 9.75%
2016 $1,003 9.85%
2015 $982 9.73%
2014 $1,025 9.43%
2013 $1,002 9.33%
2012 $987 9.36%
2011 $979 9.36%
2010 $905 9.47%
2009 $868 9.81%
2008 $857 9.07%
2007 $790 9.08%
2006 $722 9.25%
2005 $680 9.32%
2004 $640 9.39%
2003 $583 9.51%
2002 $519 9.35%
2001 $488 9.01%
2000 $476 8.62%