Africa Health

This table provides a list of health expenditure per capita for each country of Africa based on the latest figures available (2008) from the World Health Organisation. For comparative purposes the USA spends $7164 per capita (15.2% of GDP) whilst the UK spends $3222 (8.7%)

Africa Country Health Spend/Capita (US$) Health Expenditure % GDP
Algeria 437 5.4%
Angola 183 3.3%
Benin 61 4.1%
Botswana 1053 7.6%
Burkina Faso 82 5.9%
Burundi 50 13%
Cameroon 117 5.3%
Cape Verde 176 4.4%
Central African Republic 32 4.3%
>Chad 86 6.4%
Comoros 39 3.5%
Congo, Democratic Republic 23 7.3%
Congo, Republic of 108 2.7%
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 88 5.4%
>Djibouti 153 6.9%
Egypt 261 4.8%
Equatorial Guinea 658 1.9%
Eritrea 18 3.1%
Ethiopia 37 4.3%
Gabon 384 2.6%
Gambia 75 5.5%
Ghana 114 7.8%
Guinea 58 5.5%
Guinea-Bissau 48 8.6%
Kenya 66 4.2%
Lesotho 117 7.6%
Liberia 46 11.9%
Libya 502 3%
Madagascar 46 4.4%
Malawi 49 9.1%
Mali 65 5.6%
Mauritania 54 2.6%
Mauritius 681 5.5%
Morocco 231 5.3%
Mozambique 39 4.7%
Namibia 440 6.9%
Niger 40 5.9%
Nigeria 113 5.2%
Rwanda 102 9.4%
Sao Tome and Principe 153 8.7%
Senegal 102 5.7%
Seychelles 911 4.2%
Sierra Leone 104 13.3%
Somalia N/A N/A
South Africa 853 8.2%
South Sudan N/A N/A
Sudan 147 6.9%
Swaziland 287 5.8%
Tanzania 57 4.5%
Togo 70 6.2%
Tunisia 500 6.4%
Western Sahara N/A N/A
Uganda 112 7.8%
Zambia 80 5.9%
Zimbabwe N/A N/A



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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