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National Health Expenditure as % of GDP 2014 (PAHO)



National Health Expenditure as % of GDP CEPAL



Out-of-pocket Expenditure as % of T.H.E. 2014 (PAHO)











Human Resources 2014 (PAHO)





Reported Infant Mortality Rate (CEPAL)











Health Expenditure percentage Public
2008200920102011201220132014
Argentina61.866.063.663.659.054.855.4
Bolivia68.168.567.368.367.971.172.1
Brazil43.844.445.845.244.345.146.0
Chile42.846.947.347.648.048.249.5
Colombia71.073.473.675.676.176.375.1
Ecuador28.839.241.743.945.652.949.2
Guyana75.072.467.667.366.156.859.4
Paraguay38.438.336.940.044.545.645.9
Peru51.855.655.553.355.058.260.6
Suriname45.852.150.549.352.853.751.7
Uruguay64.860.962.364.568.070.071.2
Venezuela, RB30.942.941.544.534.931.329.3
National Health Expenditure as % of GDP OPS
National Health Expenditure as % of GDP 2014  
CountriesPublicPrivate
Bolivia4.61.8
Colombia5.41.8
Ecuador 4.54.7
Perú3.32.2
Venezuela1.53.7
Brazil3.84.5
Argentina2.72.1
Chile3.93.9
Paraguay4.55.3
Uruguay6.12.5
Guyana3.12.1
Suriname2.92.8
Total Health Expenditure as % of GDP CEPAL
Total Health Expenditure as % of PBI (CEPAL)     
CountryYears
20102011201220132014
Argentina6.555.895.024.994.79
Bolivia 5.445.495.565.966.33
Brasil8.278.098.268.488.32
Chile6.9777.247.537.79
Colombia6.766.646.936.847.2
Ecuador5.95.926.487.299.16
Guyana6.66.86.575.15.25
Paraguay9.19.4210.3310.499.81
Perú5.034.935.185.235.47
Suriname5.815.936.095.965.69
Uruguay8.638.558.748.688.58
Venezuela 5.045.244.84.945.26
Out-of pocket Expenditure as % of T.H.E. 2014 (PAHO)
CountryOut-of-pocket Expenditure as % of T.H.E. 2014 (PAHO)
Bolivia23.1
Colombia15.4
Ecuador 48.4
Perú28.6
Venezuela64.3
Brasil25.5
Argentina30.7
Chile31.5
Paraguay49.4
Uruguay15.6
Guyana37.4
Suriname11.4
Data Source                      
Last Updated DateGasto Pœblico en Salud como % del PIB
Country Name1995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Argentina4.9664430864.6316412184.5530442974.6242117145.1523156864.9658035825.0659339924.4529400494.2510231833.5223967583.6642338483.6548689363.7830748414.1210973525.0407857994.1634823453.7453925032.9589508742.7350220082.652673798
Bolivia2.1122151942.9782255192.667260913.1224420613.6028608993.2453436183.7441676094.1018074613.4962789223.4922764153.8607407893.5213407853.4088277833.4068432443.9482262713.6629967253.7521416943.7723661724.2383491864.565377537
Brazil2.8005584032.7004500752.8744149422.7969900132.9525750342.8324718453.0409589163.1829922933.0803281753.3236755913.431908853.4926520923.4551482293.611582193.8413556493.7861396233.6540019863.661352043.8273070123.831759885
Chile2.4830343772.6675795012.7228962552.9992798623.1887833133.3320617673.4845421583.5298908812.6875497612.638143442.5362915242.5176173472.6556562582.9425887183.4681021513.2949256323.3326392363.4761647213.6328214523.851309424
Colombia3.7205698165.0676066065.5939140546.1034391016.4592515924.6838268644.6905238414.5497360584.8992774374.0828667644.3160170774.5350423054.5395265194.6980072565.1482737844.9756529385.0161646985.2775121945.2189183665.409943154
Ecuador1.8815244232.2042024581.9874813931.4007405251.3751416320.8960031831.2284631521.4288759731.4257145811.4293144181.3098754421.4236557711.50624091.6303546652.1865912752.4594076242.5973809912.9572929993.8583853014.508156573
Guyana4.1236919824.0421825634.2672228144.3140135463.8158052524.9549434854.8980103084.946580544.7497288874.5483072654.3596586453.0449442754.6857960525.5972460145.300911414.4605837074.571477694.3394378532.8961534413.119698091
Peru2.4000535532.4394219032.2663278862.5719131482.8299163032.7208315142.831439592.8257056162.6908621482.5437613472.693896132.3921458482.4146230922.4520337742.9834444272.7942872322.6241403062.8466476463.0451036683.31875118
Paraguay2.1300236742.3956554222.4280812972.8210452883.0309390893.2306281492.6541119552.160103721.949491972.0315706712.3551973562.6100149912.6921865682.7130757263.4986806313.3609027633.7659191654.5986012434.7812591194.502240378
Suriname4.4718852393.1450598855.6512233837.1156677585.1965046625.6175626674.1843786343.5513535583.3571448683.3271645263.4693877533.1777931392.97729812.7096789013.1965180032.9303586682.9214055253.2158616953.2025620512.94062408
Uruguay3.8801554973.4247286042.612250382.5861527272.9180638532.7115475482.3143270522.0447164661.7534277227.2938840847.0698107667.2450250914.5932748995.2978127495.3526768885.3724325.5209506855.9470886786.0746352286.111484304
Venezuela, RB1.8031521271.4824149091.3873164881.4660156021.833422082.1630594832.3407567022.1513320022.0793004962.1581406272.1533324282.2217701232.4647812031.2304891152.4963124422.0882392782.335451291.6756380271.5428590881.542765946
Human resources 2014 (PAHO)
Human Resources (10.000 hab) 2014 (PAHO)   
PaísPhysiciansNursesDentist
Bolivia8.95.10.8
Colombia18.510.89.1
Ecuador 20.410.12.8
Perú11.912.71.9
Venezuela138...
Brasil15.17.15.5
Argentina.........
Chile21.52210
Paraguay15.814.67
Uruguay47.918.914.5
Guyana6.910.1...
Suriname10.318.61
Physicians ratio (CEPAL)
Physicians ratio (1,000 inhabitants)     
Years
Country20102011201220132014
Argentina.........3.762...
Bolivia0.4440.473.........
Brasil1.7871.821...1.852...
Chile...............
Colombia1.568............
Ecuador...1.665.........
Guyana0.214............
Paraguay......1.286......
Perú......1.116......
Suriname...............
Uruguay...............
Venezuela............
Reported Infant Mortality Rate (PAHO)
CountryYearsInfant mortality rate reported (1.000 nv)-PAHO
Bolivia2003-0850
Colombia201417.2
Ecuador 20158.9
Perú2911-1515
Venezuela201314.7
Brasil201515.1
Argentina20159.7
Chile20156.9
Paraguay201514.2
Uruguay20168
Guyana201419.8
Suriname201315.9
Infant mortality rate (CEPAL)
Infant mortality rate (Deaths per 1.000 live births)-CEPAL       
CountryYears
2010201120122013201420152016
Argentina12.912.411.911.310.810.39.9
Bolivia36.535.133.832.631.530.529.5
Brasil17.716.916.115.314.71413.5
Chile7.57.47.37.37.47.37.2
Colombia15.915.414.914.51413.613.1
Ecuador21.220.620.119.518.918.317.8
Guyana30.730.229.62928.327.626.9
Paraguay20.419.819.218.618.117.617
Perú15.714.914.113.512.912.411.9
Suriname21.420.820.219.51918.417.8
Uruguay9.18.88.58.38.187.9
Venezuela 14.714.714.714.614.514.314
Maternal mortality
Maternal mortality (PAHO)   
CountryYearsMaternal mortality rate reported (100.000 nv)Maternal mortality rate estimated (*) 2015 (100.000 nv)
Bolivia2011160206 (140-351)
Colombia201355.364 (56-81)
Ecuador 201449.264 (57-71)
Perú2006-109368 (54-80)
Venezuela201368.795 (77-124)
Brasil201458.244 (36-54)
Argentina201437.352 (44-63)
Chile201413.522 (18-26)
Paraguay201463.9132 (107-163)
Uruguay201522.515 (11-19)
Guyana2016116.6229
Suriname2013139.8155
Maternal mortality ratio (Deaths per 100,000 live births)   
Country200520102015
Argentina585852
Bolivia305253206
Brazil676444
Chile272622
Colombia807264
Ecuador747564
Guyana232241229
Paraguay159139132
Peru1149268
Suriname223169155
Uruguay261915
Venezuela939995