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Current health expenditure as a share of GDP

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In 2016, health expenditure as a share of GDP in Canada was 10.5 %. In the ranking by health expenditure as a share of GDP including 186 countries, Canada has the 135th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with health expenditure as a share of GDP of 9.3 % in 2016, Canada has 13.86 % percent higher health expenditure as a share of GDP.

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What is health expenditure as a share of GDP?

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.

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