Sri Lanka - Current health expenditure as a share of GDP

3.9 (%) in 2016

In 2016, health expenditure as a share of GDP for Sri Lanka was 3.9 %. Though Sri Lanka health expenditure as a share of GDP fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2002 - 2016 period ending at 3.9 % in 2016.

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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.