Africa Scorecard on Domestic Financing for Health, 2019

2016 data 2017 data

The Africa Scorecard on Domestic Financing for Health is a tool for AU Member States to use in financial planning and expenditure tracking. This Scorecard is based on 2017 health financing data - the latest data currently available. As per an AU Assembly Declaration (27th AU Summit, 2016) the Scorecard will be updated annually and released each year

Government Spending on Health


Target #1: Government Spending on Health
per capita
Target met Target not met No Data
Target #3: Government Spending on Health
as a % of GDP
Target met Target not met No Data
Target #5: Government Spending on Health
as a % of Govt budget
Target met Target not met No Data
0
countries spent on health per capita spending >$86.3

Benchmark: > $86.3 per capita USD

Increase between 2015-2016 47%

0
countries spending % GDP >5%

Benchmark: > 5% of GDP

Increase between 2015-2016 47%

0%
countries spending % of Govt budget >15%

Benchmark: > 15%

Increase between 2015-2016 58%

Use the interactive map below to view details for each country. Select "View All Indicators" to see a more detailed view of the country or select "Compare Countries" to be able to compare each country to one another.

South Africa
$230

Spent on health per capita

>$86.3 per capita USD
V.s Previous
4.4%

Spent on health as a % of GDP

> 5% GDP
13.3%

Spent on health as a % of Govt budget

>15
V.s Previous
Spent on health as % of GDP overtime

as a % of GDP 2001-2016

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