Was doing a bit of research yesterday and pulled these numbers from the World Health Organization. This probably isn’t news to anyone but I like looking at numbers and find this really interesting.
Current statistics from the WHO rank the United States at 34th for Life Expectancy with Sweden ranking 1st. The United States currently spends 17.9% of its GDP on health whereas Sweden spends 9.4% and its citizens enjoy universal health care. Americans are paying more and receiving less as 50 million Americans have no health insurance. And look at Cuba whose constitution states all citizens have a right to health care. You go, Cuba!
What’s wrong with you America?
|Country||Life Expectancy(M/F)||% of GDP spent on Health|