Top 10 countries with lowest spending per person with diabetes 2019

In 2019, Bangladesh was the country with the lowest spending per patient with diabetes in the world, with average annual expenditures amounting to some 64 U.S. dollars that year. Other countries with low diabetes spending per diabetic person included Pakistan, Niger, and India.

Worldwide cost of diabetes

The cost of diabetes was by far the highest in North America and the Caribbean in 2019: the average cost per diabetic patient was approximately 6,800 U.S. dollars for that region. Over 4,000 U.S. dollars cheaper, Europe had the second-highest diabetes costs with roughly 2,700 U.S. dollars.

Diabetes in 2045

In 2019, it was estimated that over 460 million people worldwide had diabetes. By 2045, this number is forecast to reach 700 million. For adults aged 20 to 64, the number of diabetic people is expected to increase by roughly 25 percent between 2017 and 2045. For the older generation (65- to 79-year-olds), the number of diabetics will more than double in that time.

Leading 10 countries with lowest spending per patient with diabetes in 2019

Average spending per person in U.S. dollars
Bangladesh63.9
Central Africa Republic72
Nepal80.4
Pakistan83.3
Niger87.7
India91.6
Burundi97.8
Democratic Republic of the Congo98.9
Madagascar99.5
Mozambique101.8
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

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