Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Health Financing

We are pleased to publish new health expenditure estimates from 2000 to 2015 for further consultation and feedback. The data includes more than 190 WHO Member States and is in line with the new system of health accounts (SHA 2011).

For an analysis of this new data, please download the report: “New Perspectives on Global Health Spending for Universal Health Coverage”

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Domestic public expenditure on health

3.5%of GDP was dedicated to domestic public expenditure on health on average in 2015

Domestic general government health expenditure (GGHE-D) as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP)

Domestic public expenditure on health

52%of health expenditure came from domestic public sources on average in 2015

Domestic general government health expenditure (GGHE-D) as a percentage of current health expenditure (CHE)

Out-of-pocket spending

32%of health expenditure was out-of-pocket spending on average in 2015

Out-of-pocket expenditure as a percentage of current health expenditure (CHE)

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Aid

19.2 billionUS$ or 0.3% of global health expenditure came from external sources in 2015

External health expenditure (EXT) as a percentage of current health expenditure (CHE)

Health expenditure

7.2 trillionUS$ or 10% of global GDP spent on health in 2015

Current health expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP)

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