Global Health And Military Expenditure In Comparison [Infographic]

May 6, 2016

How does military spending compare with healthcare spending across the world? Sipri recently published some interesting research showing expenditure on these sectors as a share of GDP across global regions. Generally, governments spent over two and a half times as much on health as on the military in 2013, though there were some major regional exceptions. Even though the United States spends enormous amounts of money on its military, healthcare expenditure is still far higher across North America. Western & Central Europe also saw health account for 7.8 percent of the region’s GDP, compared to the military’s 1.5 percent. Military spending was higher than public healthcare expenditure in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, North Africa, and Central and South Asia in 2013.

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