Infographic: U.S. Healthcare vs. the World

Friday, September 20th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

The United States spends more than two and a half times more on healthcare per person than most developed nations in the world, according to the World Health Organization.

The United States spends the most per capita on health at $8,233 compared to the lowest health expenditure, which is in Afghanistan at $44 per capita. This infographic shows how U.S. healthcare compares to 16 other countries around the globe in terms of health expenditure, life expectancy, health service availability, risk factors, health systems and more.

U.S. Healthcare vs. the World

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