How much does Canada spend on health care?
Total health expenditure is expected to amount to $6,299 per Canadian in 2016
How much will we spend on health in 2016?
- 228 billion dollars
- 2.7 percentage growth
- 6299 dollars per person
- 11.1 percent of GDP
Source: National Health Expenditure Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information
- Total health expenditure in Canada is projected to be $228.1 billion in 2016, a 2.7% increase from 2015.
- Total health care spending per Canadian is expected to be $6,299 in 2016.
- Health expenditure is forecast to represent 11.1% of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, a share that is lower than in the past, following the recession in 2009.
- Viewed in the context of the last 40+ years, recent growth trends appear similar to that experienced in the mid-1990s.