Healthcare Statistics: U.S Spends 17.7 Percent Of Its GDP On HealthcareJuly 24, 2013 1:28 am
We had spotted quite a few stats on Healthcare – including some charts on the US Healthcare story in the past two decades. We spotted this stat today, that for the year 2011, US spent some 17.7 percent of its GDP on healthcare, a number that is way above what other countries spent. (Source)
The cost of healthcare of course plays a major role in that number. But if you were ever wondering what all that 15 trillion dollar GDP was made of, here is a good part of your answer.