In 2015, health expenditure as a share of GDP for South Africa was 8.2 %. Health expenditure as a share of GDP of South Africa increased from 7.5 % in 2001 to 8.2 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.76 %.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year. This indicator does not include capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.