Human Development Data for the Arab States

Health expenditure per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $)

Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Data are in international dollars converted using 2005 purchasing power parity (PPP) rates.

Source: World Health Organization National Health Account database (www.who.int/nha/en) supplemented by country data.


Country/Region 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Algeria 185 256 317 335 437 544
Bahrain 800 1010 1040 1160 1280 1560
Comoros 26.2 32.8 35.1 36.1 39.4 43.7
Djibouti 89 126 127 145 153 162
Egypt 189 227 247 249 261 285
Iraq 35.7 112 109 97.9 107 167
Jordan 301 377 380 427 496 499
Kuwait 632 816 815 797 932 1500
Lebanon 794 800 842 904 1010 1050
Libya 359 387 378 462 502 709
Mauritania 48 46.4 40.7 49.6 54.2 46.5
Morocco 107 180 204 211 231 251
Oman 619 634 612 703 593 787
Qatar 1450 2390 2220 2030 1690 2090
Saudi Arabia 726 737 824 852 831 1150
Sudan 38.8 63.8 87.4 120 147 161
Syrian Arab Republic 156 164 161 137 123 138
Tunisia 285 406 443 472 501 524
United Arab Emirates 805 811 904 1000 868 1760
Yemen 85.2 114 131 136 137 142
Arab States 211 263 291 308 328 415
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 98.7 169 191 209 233 267
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 306 505 607 679 740 777
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 443 590 638 693 734 785
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 30.7 46.3 54.5 59.1 64.5 72.2
OECD Members 2390 3180 3380 3560 3740 3950
South Asia 61.7 80.7 91 100 107 115
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 78.8 112 119 126 133 144
World 569 760 815 862 907 944


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