Healthcare Spending as a percent of GDP


Healthcare spending measures the total amount as a share of GDP spent on healthcare including

  • personal health care (curative, rehabilitative, long term care and ancillary services and medical good)
  • collective services (amount spent by the government on preventative and public health services)

Healthcare is financed through a mix of arrangements including:

  • government spending and compulsory health insurance
  • voluntary health insurance
  • out-of-pocket payments
  • NGOs and private corporations

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