These 10 countries spend the most on healthcare

Focus Clinic analyzed data from The World Bank to determine which governments spend the most and least on healthcare.

Here are the top 10 biggest spenders, in terms of percentage of total budget:

1. Andorra: 27.9 percent
2. Maldives: 26.6 percent
3. Nicaragua: 24 percent
4. Marshall Islands: 23.8 percent
5. New Zealand: 23.4 percent
6. Costa Rica: 23.3 percent
7. Switzerland: 22.7 percent
8. U.S.: 21.3 percent
9. Micronesia: 21,2 percent
10. Netherlands: 20.9 percent

Here are the 10 smallest spenders, in terms of percentage of total budget:

1. Timor-Leste: 2.4 percent
2. Laos: 3.4 percent
3. Myanmar: 3.6 percent
4. Eritrea: 3,6 percent
5. Yemen: 3.9 percent
6. Azerbaijan: 3.9 percent
7. South Sudan: 4 percent
8. Cameroon: 4.3 percent
9. Pakistan: 4.7 percent
10. Syrian Arab Republic: 4.8 percent

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