10 July, 2007

Socialized Medicine by the Numbers

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The United states pays the most for health care (as a percentage of GDP):

  1. 14% — United States
  2. 10.5% — Germany
  3. 9.7% — France
  4. 9.2% — Canada
  5. 7.1% — Japan
  6. 6.8% — England

And we get the least.

Hospital beds per 1000 population:

  1. 16.2 — Japan
  2. 9.6 — Germany
  3. 8.7 — France
  4. 4.5 — England
  5. 4.2 — Canada
  6. 4.0 — United States

Life expectancy:

  1. 80 — Japan
  2. 79 — Canada
  3. 78 — France
  4. 77 — Germany
  5. 77 — England
  6. 76 — United States

1 comment:

Althea said...

Good for people to know.