South Africa Healthcare Spending 2000-2023

Current expenditures on health per capita in current US dollars. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year.
  • South Africa healthcare spending for 2020 was $490, a 11.05% decline from 2019.
  • South Africa healthcare spending for 2019 was $550, a 3.3% decline from 2018.
  • South Africa healthcare spending for 2018 was $569, a 6.05% increase from 2017.
  • South Africa healthcare spending for 2017 was $537, a 15.85% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Africa Healthcare Spending - Historical Data
Year Per Capita (US $) % of GDP
2020 $490 8.58%
2019 $550 8.24%
2018 $569 8.06%
2017 $537 7.98%
2016 $463 8.08%
2015 $499 8.05%
2014 $548 7.87%
2013 $603 8.10%
2012 $654 8.00%
2011 $694 7.94%
2010 $628 7.79%
2009 $493 7.65%
2008 $447 7.15%
2007 $460 6.91%
2006 $422 6.88%
2005 $404 6.86%
2004 $366 6.94%
2003 $288 7.04%
2002 $181 6.68%
2001 $204 7.12%
2000 $238 7.34%