Latin America: health spending as share of GDP 2016, by country

Healthcare expenditure as percentage of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, by country

Latin America: health spending as share of GDP 2016, by country This statistic illustrates the healthcare expenditure as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, sorted by country. The nation with the highest proportion of health spending in relation to its GDP was Cuba, with 12.2 percent.
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Healthcare expenditure as percentage of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, by country

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Share of GDP
Cuba 12.2%
Brazil 11.8%
Uruguay 9.1%
Nicaragua 8.7%
Chile 8.5%
Honduras 8.4%
Ecuador 8.4%
Paraguay 8%
Costa Rica 7.6%
Argentina 7.5%
Panama 7.3%
El Salvador 7%
Barbados 7%
Bolivia6.9%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.5%
Bahamas 6.4%
Dominican Republic 6.2%
Suriname 6.1%
Jamaica 6.1%
Belize 6.1%
Colombia 5.9%
Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.7%
Mexico 5.5%
Haiti 5.4%
Dominica 5.3%
Saint Lucia 5.3%
Grenada 5.2%
Peru 5.1%
Antigua and Barbuda 4.3%
Guyana 4.2%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.6%
Venezuela3.2%
Share of GDP
Cuba 12.2%
Brazil 11.8%
Uruguay 9.1%
Nicaragua 8.7%
Chile 8.5%
Honduras 8.4%
Ecuador 8.4%
Paraguay 8%
Costa Rica 7.6%
Argentina 7.5%
Panama 7.3%
El Salvador 7%
Barbados 7%
Bolivia6.9%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.5%
Bahamas 6.4%
Dominican Republic 6.2%
Suriname 6.1%
Jamaica 6.1%
Belize 6.1%
Colombia 5.9%
Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.7%
Mexico 5.5%
Haiti 5.4%
Dominica 5.3%
Saint Lucia 5.3%
Grenada 5.2%
Peru 5.1%
Antigua and Barbuda 4.3%
Guyana 4.2%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.6%
Venezuela3.2%
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This statistic illustrates the healthcare expenditure as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, sorted by country. The nation with the highest proportion of health spending in relation to its GDP was Cuba, with 12.2 percent.
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