Back to National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2019

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Total health spending in Canada is projected to reach $264.4 billion in 2019, with growth of around 3.9%. This will represent 11.6% of Canada’s gross domestic product and equal $7,068 per Canadian.

Health spending has trended upward since 1975, both in current dollars and in 1997 constant dollars. In current dollars, health spending reached $100 billion around 2000 and $200 billion around 2011.