10 Countries That Spend The Most On Healthcare

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Denis Foynes – Healthcare quality and costs can deter entire elections and make or break a politician’s career. That is because there very are few things, if anything, in your life more important than your health.

Here are the 10 countries that spend the most on healthcare

10. France

Health expenditure per capita: US$4,118

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 11.6% (3rd highest)

Life expectancy: 82.2 years

9. Germany

Health expenditure per capita: US$4,495

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 11.3% (4th highest)

Life expectancy: 80.8 years

8. Denmark

Health expenditure per capita: $4,495

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 11.1% (6th highest)

Life expectancy: 79.9 years

7. Canada

Health expenditure per capita: US$4,522

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 11.2% (5th highest)

Life expectancy: 81.0 years

6. Austria

Health expenditure per capita: US$4,546

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 10.8% (8th highest)

Life expectancy: 81.1 years

5. Luxembourg

Health expenditure per capita: US$4,755

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 8.2% (11th lowest)

Life expectancy: 81.1 years

4. The Netherlands

Health expenditure per capita: US$5,099

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 11.9% (2nd highest)

Life expectancy: 81.3 years

3. Switzerland

Health expenditure per capita: US$5,643

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 11.0% (7th highest)

Life expectancy: 82.8 years

2. Norway

Health expenditure per capita: US$5,669

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 9.3% (16th highest)

Life expectancy: 81.4 years

1. United States

Health expenditure per capita: US$8,508

Expenditure as a percentage of GDP: 17.7% (the highest)

Life expectancy: 78.7 years

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