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08 June 2010
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Health: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-8480 - © OECD 2009

 Total expenditure on health
 As a percentage of gross domestic product
 Percentage
 
 
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Australia
8.4
 
8.6
 
8.5
 
8.8
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
..
 
 
Austria
10.1
 
10.1
 
10.3
 
10.4
 
10.4
 
10.2
 
10.1
 
..
 
 
Belgium
8.7
 
9.0
 
10.2
 
 b,e
10.5
 
 e
10.3
 
 b,e
10.0
 
 e
10.2
 
 e
..
 
 
Canada
9.3
 
9.6
 
9.8
 
9.8
 
9.9
 
10.0
 
10.1
 
..
 
 
Czech Republic
6.7
 
7.1
 
7.4
 
 b
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.0
 
6.8
 
..
 
 
Denmark
8.6
 
8.8
 
9.3
 
 b
9.5
 
9.5
 
9.6
 
9.8
 
..
 
 
Finland
7.4
 
7.8
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.3
 
8.2
 
..
 
 
France
10.2
 
10.5
 
10.9
 
11.0
 
11.1
 
11.0
 
11.0
 
..
 
 
Germany
10.4
 
10.6
 
10.8
 
10.6
 
10.7
 
10.5
 
10.4
 
..
 
 
Greece
8.8
 
9.1
 
9.0
 
8.7
 
9.4
 
9.5
 
9.6
 
..
 
 
Hungary
7.2
 
7.6
 
8.3
 
 b
8.0
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
7.4
 
..
 
 
Iceland
9.3
 
10.2
 
10.4
 
 b
9.9
 
9.4
 
9.1
 
9.3
 
..
 
 
Ireland
6.9
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
7.5
 
7.3
 
7.1
 
7.6
 
..
 
 
Italy
8.2
 
8.3
 
8.3
 
8.7
 
8.9
 
9.0
 
8.7
 
9.0
 
 
Japan
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.2
 
8.1
 
..
 
..
 
 
Korea
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.7
 
6.0
 
6.3
 
6.6
 
 e
 
Luxembourg
6.4
 
6.8
 
7.5
 
 b
8.1
 
7.7
 
7.3
 
 e
..
 
..
 
 
Mexico
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
..
 
 
Netherlands
8.3
 
8.9
 
9.8
 
 b,e
10.0
 
 e
9.8
 
 e
9.7
 
 e
9.8
 
 e
..
 
 
New Zealand
7.8
 
8.2
 
8.0
 
8.4
 
8.8
 
9.2
 
9.0
 
..
 
 
Norway
8.8
 
9.8
 
10.0
 
9.7
 
9.1
 
8.6
 
8.9
 
8.6
 
 e
 
Poland
5.9
 
6.3
 
 b
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.4
 
..
 
 
Portugal
8.8
 
9.0
 
9.7
 
10.0
 
10.2
 
9.9
 
..
 
..
 
 
Slovak Republic
5.5
 
5.6
 
5.8
 
7.2
 
 b
7.0
 
7.3
 
7.7
 
..
 
 
Spain
7.2
 
7.3
 
8.1
 
 b
8.2
 
8.3
 
8.4
 
8.5
 
..
 
 
Sweden
9.0
 
 b
9.3
 
9.4
 
9.2
 
9.2
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
..
 
 
Switzerland
10.6
 
10.9
 
11.3
 
11.3
 
11.2
 
10.8
 
10.8
 
 e
..
 
 
Turkey
5.6
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
5.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
United Kingdom
7.3
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.4
 
..
 
 
United States
14.3
 
15.1
 
15.6
 
15.6
 
15.7
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
..
 
Last updated: 8 June 2010
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Source: OECD health data 2009 - selected data: OECD Health Statistics (database)
 

This table includes data on total expenditure on health, as a percentage of gross domestic product. The table is part of the key tables collection on health.

Years covered: :
2001-2008

Countries covered: 

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
 
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