10 countries with the highest, lowest healthcare government expenditure

Seven Asian locations and three African locations make up the top 10 countries with the lowest healthcare government expenditure, according to a new report.

For the report, Focus Clinic used data from The World Bank to rank 190 countries based on percentage of government spending on health expenditures. Countries ranged from 0 percent (lowest spend) to 30 percent (highest spend).

Here are the 10 countries with the highest healthcare spend.

1. Andorra — 27.9 percent
2. Maldives — 26.6 percent
3. Nicaragua — 24 percent
4. Marshall Islands — 23.8 percent
5. New Zealand — 23.4 percent
6. Costa Rica — 23.3 percent
7. Switzerland — 22.7 percent
8. U.S. — 21.3 percent
9. Micronesia — 21.2 percent
10. Netherlands — 20.9 percent

Here are the 10 countries with the lowest healthcare spend.

1. Timor-Leste — 2.4 percent
2. Laos — 3.4 percent
3. Myanmar — 3.6 percent
4. Eritrea — 3.6 percent
5. Yemen — 3.9 percent
6. Azerbaijan — 3.9 percent
7. South Sudan — 4 percent
8. Cameroon — 4.3 percent
9. Pakistan — 4.7 percent
10. Syrian Arab Republic — 4.8 percent

 

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