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The U.S. ranks 6th in public expenditures on health care

14 April 2013 5 comments

According to the United Nations Development Program, in 2010 public spending on health care amounted to 9.5% of GDP. This is enough to make the United States rank sixth out of one hundred eighty-eight countries ranked in that category. The Marshall Islands ranked first, with public health expenditure amounting to 15.0% of GDP.

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The U.S. ranks 46th in private healthcare expenditures

16 January 2011 2 comments

According to the World Health Organization, 54.5% of all healthcare expenditures in the United States in 2007 were privately paid, which makes the United States rank forty-sixth out of one hundred ninety-one ranked countries ranked in that category. Guinea ranked first, with 89.0% of all healthcare expenditures being paid privately.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in pharmaceutical workers

30 August 2009 Leave a comment

According to data gathered between 2000 and 2006 by the World Health Organization, there are 249,642 pharmaceutical personnel working in the United States, which is enough to make the United States rank third in that category. India ranks first with 559,408 pharmaceutical personnel.

Pharmaceutical personnel.xlsx

The U.S. ranks first in per capita health expenditures

24 June 2009 1 comment

According to data gathered in 2005 by the World Health Organization, annual per capita health care costs in the United States are $6350, which makes the United States rank first in that category.

Health Expenditures.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 13th in government expenditures on health

23 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to data gathered in 2006 by the OECD, government expenditures on health in the United States amounted to 7.0% of GDP, which made the United States tied for thirteenth with Canada in that category out of thirty-two ranked nations. France ranked first at 8.8%. The OECD average was 6.5%.

Gov expenditures on health care.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 141st in government spending on health

22 June 2009 7 comments

According to data gathered in 2005 by the World Health Organization, government expenditures on health in the United States amounts to 45.1% of total expenditures on health, a percent that makes the United States rank one-hundred-and-forty-first in that category. The United States is sandwiched by Venezuela and Eritrea in that category.

Niue ranks first, with 98.6% of total expenditures on health being covered by the government. At the bottom of the list is Myanmar, at 10.6%.

gov spending on health care.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 1st in health expenditures

21 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in 2006 health expenditures in the United States equalied 15.3% of the GDP, which makes the United States rank first among all OECD nations. The OECD average was 9.0%.

Total Expenditures on Health.xlsx