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Countries That Spend The Most On Hospitals

The highest average spending on hospitals was in Switzerland which was expected to rise to $3,493 per head of population, ahead of the United States ($3,041), Norway ($2,569) and Denmark ($2,392). Australia spends $2,033 per head of population on hospitals, according to study.

At the other end of the scale, regarding average spending on hospitals per capita, Turkey, was ranked the lowest ($95 per head of population on hospitals), followed by Mexico ($101) Latvia ($251) Chile (256), and Poland ($275).

To identify, countries that spend the most on hospitals, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed 2016 figures from the OECD Health Statistics database. Based on numbers for the 35 developed countries provided in OECD’s Health Data (the latest for which figures were available), CEOWORLD magazine reviewed OECD nations where per capita hospital expenditure was the highest. These are the nations that spend the most on hospitals.

Countries That Spend The Most On Hospitals (Per Capita Hospital Expenditure)

  1. Switzerland: $3,493
  2. United States: $3,041
  3. Norway: $2,569
  4. Denmark: $2,392
  5. Australia: $2,033
  6. Luxembourg: $1,870
  7. Sweden: $1,895
  8. Austria: $1,662
  9. Japan: $1,628
  10. Netherlands: $1,612
  11. Ireland: $1,611
  12. France: $1,606
  13. Iceland: $1,563
  14. United Kingdom: $1,406
  15. Finland: $1,350
  16. Belgium: $1,338
  17. Germany: $1,283
  18. Canada: $1,204
  19. Italy: $1,203
  20. Spain: $1,022
  21. Israel: $880
  22. South Korea: $875
  23. Slovenia: $751
  24. Portugal: $742
  25. Greece: $717
  26. Hungary: $678
  27. Czech Republic: $537
  28. Estonia: $486
  29. Slovak Republic: $376
  30. Lithuania: $320
  31. Poland: $275
  32. Chile: $256
  33. Latvia: $251
  34. Mexico: $101
  35. Turkey: $95
Emma London

Emma London

Energetic journalist and broadcaster. Contributing editor. My dream is to have dinner with Richard Branson, Ratan Tata, & Elon Musk. Champagne connoisseur. NYU alumna and Yoga teacher.
Emma London

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