Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

Indicator states total spending in a country on health as a proportion of its GDP. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.
(World Bank, http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SH.XPD.TOTL.ZS, 15-01-2015)

Data host: 

World Bank

Unit of Measurement: 

Percentage (%)

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Intergovernmental Organisation