Table 120Total health expenditures as a percent of gross domestic product and per capita health expenditures in dollars, by selected countries: Selected years 1960–2004
[Data compiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development]
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Country 1960 1970 1980 1990 1995 1999 2000 2001 2002 1 2003 1 2004 1
Health expenditures as a percent of gross domestic product
Australia4.0- - -6.87.58.08.48.88.99.19.29.6
Austria4.35.27.57.09.79.69.49.59.59.69.6
Belgium- - -3.96.37.28.28.58.68.78.910.1- - -
Canada5.47.07.19.09.29.08.99.49.79.99.9
Czech Republic- - -- - -- - -4.77.06.76.77.07.27.57.3
Denmark- - -- - -8.98.38.18.58.38.68.88.98.9
Finland3.85.66.37.87.46.96.76.97.27.47.5
France3.85.37.08.49.49.29.29.310.010.410.5
Germany- - -6.28.78.510.110.310.310.410.610.810.6
Greece- - -6.16.67.49.69.69.910.410.310.510.0
Hungary- - -- - -- - -- - -7.47.37.17.37.78.38.0
Iceland3.04.76.27.98.49.39.29.310.010.510.2
Ireland3.75.18.36.16.76.26.36.87.27.27.1
Italy- - -- - -- - -7.77.17.88.18.28.38.48.7
Japan3.04.56.55.96.87.47.67.87.98.0- - -
Korea- - -- - -- - -4.44.24.74.85.45.35.55.6
Luxembourg- - -3.15.25.45.65.85.86.46.87.78.0
Mexico- - -- - -- - -4.85.65.65.66.06.26.36.5
Netherlands- - -- - -7.27.78.18.07.98.38.99.19.2
New Zealand- - -5.15.96.97.27.67.77.88.28.08.4
Norway2.94.47.07.77.99.48.58.99.910.19.7
Poland- - -- - -- - -4.95.65.95.76.06.66.56.5
Portugal- - -2.65.66.28.28.79.49.39.59.810.1
Slovak Republic- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -5.85.55.55.65.9- - -
Spain1.53.55.36.57.47.37.27.27.37.98.1
Sweden- - -6.89.08.38.18.48.48.79.19.39.1
Switzerland4.95.57.48.39.710.510.410.911.111.511.6
Turkey- - -- - -3.33.63.46.46.67.57.47.67.7
United Kingdom3.94.55.66.07.07.17.37.57.77.88.1
United States25.17.08.811.913.313.113.314.014.715.215.3
Per capita health expenditures3
Australia$ 94- - -$691$1,306$1,741$2,195$2,398$2,544$2,724$2,886$3,120
Austria771937701,3282,2292,5392,6672,7482,8572,9583,124
Belgium- - -1486361,3411,8282,1122,2772,4252,6123,044- - -
Canada1252997831,7372,0552,4082,5032,7182,8612,9983,165
Czech Republic- - -- - -- - -5619029319801,0891,1881,2961,361
Denmark- - -- - -9271,5221,8442,2972,3802,5552,6562,7432,881
Finland631915901,4191,4301,6371,7161,8572,0122,1042,235
France702056971,5322,0282,3112,4502,6112,8863,0483,159
Germany- - -2699601,7382,2262,5162,6322,7462,8832,9833,043
Greece- - -1594868441,2501,4681,6161,8051,9712,1412,162
Hungary- - -- - -- - -- - -6858198569751,1151,2491,276
Iceland571637031,5931,8542,5472,6232,7402,9483,1593,331
Ireland431175197941,2161,6271,8092,0992,3952,4552,596
Italy- - -- - -- - -1,3871,5341,8982,0832,1842,2752,3142,467
Japan301495801,1161,5411,8291,9672,0822,1382,249- - -
Korea- - -- - -- - -3615407127789389751,0681,149
Luxembourg- - -1636401,5332,0332,7272,9823,2633,7294,6115,089
Mexico- - -- - -- - -306388469506548578608662
Netherlands- - -- - -7551,4351,8222,1342,2572,5192,7752,9093,041
New Zealand- - -2115069951,2461,5221,6051,7051,8501,9022,083
Norway491416651,3931,8932,8163,0803,2863,6163,7693,966
Poland- - -- - -- - -300423566590646734748805
Portugal- - -512926741,0961,4261,6241,6811,7831,7211,824
Slovak Republic- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -577595641716777- - -
Spain16953638731,1931,4501,5201,6131,7231,9522,094
Sweden- - -3129441,5891,7342,1182,2712,4042,5932,7452,825
Switzerland1663511,0312,0292,5733,0193,1793,3643,6503,8474,077
Turkey- - -- - -76168187392451459482512580
United Kingdom841634809871,3851,7131,8582,0292,2282,3172,508
United States21473521,0722,7523,6704,3354,5884,9335,3245,7116,102

- - - Data not available.

1

Preliminary figures.

2

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates for the United States differ from the National Health Expenditures estimates shown in Table 121 because of differences in methodology.

3

Per capita health expenditures for each country have been adjusted to U.S. dollars using gross domestic product purchasing power parities for each year. See Appendix II, Gross domestic product; Purchasing power parities.

NOTE: These data include revisions in health expenditures and differ from previous editions of Health, United States.

SOURCE: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Health Data File 2006, incorporating revisions to the annual update. Available from: www​.ecosante.org/oecd.htm.

From: Trend Tables

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