How much does Canada spend on health care?
Total health expenditure is expected to amount to $6,105 per Canadian in 2015
How much will we spend on health in 2015?
- 219 billion dollars
- 1.6 percentage growth
- 6105 dollars per person
- 10.9 percent of GDP
Source: National Health Expenditure Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information, National Health Expenditure Database, 1975 to 2015.
- Total health expenditure in Canada is projected to be $219.1 billion in 2015, a 1.6% increase from 2014.
- Total health care spending per Canadian is expected to be $6,105 in 2015.
- Health expenditure is forecast to represent 10.9% of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015, a share that has fallen gradually in the past few years, following the recession in 2009.
- Viewed in the context of the last 40 years, recent growth trends appear similar to those experienced in the mid-1990s.