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United States of America - Total health expenditure as a share of GDP

17.1 (%) in 2016

In 2016, health expenditure as a share of GDP for United States of America was 17.1 %. Health expenditure as a share of GDP of United States of America increased from 14 % in 2002 to 17.1 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.47 %.

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What is health expenditure as a share of GDP?

Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

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What is United States of America health expenditure as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2016 17.1 1.53 %
2015 16.8 1.88 %
2014 16.5 1.07 %
2013 16.3 -0.22 %
2012 16.4 -0.01 %
2011 16.4 -0.28 %
2010 16.4 0.43 %
2009 16.3 6.86 %
2008 15.3 2.66 %
2007 14.9 1.64 %
2006 14.7 0.80 %
2005 14.5