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Total health expenditure as a share of GDP

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In 2015, health expenditure as a share of GDP in Brazil was 8.9 %. In the ranking by health expenditure as a share of GDP including 187 countries, Brazil has the 95th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Uzbekistan and the Chile. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with health expenditure as a share of GDP of 9.4 % in 2015, Brazil has 5.65 % percent lower health expenditure as a share of GDP.

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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.