Malaysia - Current health expenditure as a share of GDP

3.8 (%) in 2016

In 2016, health expenditure as a share of GDP for Malaysia was 3.8 %. Health expenditure as a share of GDP of Malaysia increased from 2.7 % in 2002 to 3.8 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 2.52 %.

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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.