Health in Brazil

Statistics report on the state of health and healthcare services in Brazil

Health in Brazil

This report contains a selection of statistics concerning health care and the state of health in Brazil. As an overview, it provides general data on relevant aspects of health care in the country. Additionally, the report offers key information on risk factors and health components of the Brazilian population, as well as up-to-date statistics on resources and access to health services in the Latin American country.

Table of contents


  • Premium Statistic Biggest health care concerns in Brazil 2022
  • Premium Forecast GDP share of health expenditure in Brazil 2013-2028
  • Premium Forecast Expenditure on healthcare in Brazil 2013-2028
  • Basic Statistic Government health spending in Brazil 2022, by area
  • Basic Statistic GHS Index in Brazil 2021, by category

State of health

  • Basic Statistic Life expectancy at birth in Brazil 2021, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Perception of state of health in Brazil 2013-2023, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Hospital admissions in Brazil 2022, by category
  • Premium Statistic Main causes of death in Brazil 2022
  • Premium Statistic Death rate in Brazil 2011-2021

Risk factors

  • Premium Statistic Smoking rates in Brazil 2008-2023, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Consumption of alcoholic beverages in Brazil 2013-2023
  • Premium Statistic Physical inactivity among adults in Brazil 2021, by age
  • Premium Statistic Adult overweight and obesity rates in Brazil 2008-2023
  • Premium Statistic Share of adults with hypertension in Brazil 2012-2023

Resources available

  • Premium Forecast Number of hospitals in Brazil 2013-2028
  • Basic Statistic Hospital beds density in Brazil 2010-2022
  • Premium Statistic Hospital equipment in use in Brazil 2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Physician density in Brazil 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Doctors in Brazil 2022, by specialty

Access to healthcare

  • Premium Statistic Perceptions on the health care system in Brazil 2022
  • Premium Statistic Private health insurance coverage in Brazil 2022, by region
  • Premium Statistic Private health insurance coverage in Brazil 2022, by age group
  • Premium Statistic Telehealth services offered in Brazil 2021, by type
  • Premium Statistic Out-of-pocket expenditure as share of health spending in Brazil 2010-2020

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