Greece and Cyprus are among the EU nations with the lower end of expenditure per inhabitant according to the latest data published by EUROSTAT, with 1328 euros and 1645 euros respectively, with the EU average sitting at 2,982 euros.
According to the data on average, EU healthcare expenditure amounted to 9.9% of GDP in 2018. Among the EU Member States, the largest shares were recorded in Germany (11.5% of GDP) and France (11.3%), followed by Sweden (10.9%).
In contrast, the lowest shares of healthcare expenditure were recorded in Luxembourg (5.3% of GDP) and Romania (5.6%).
Relative to population size, healthcare expenditure was highest among the EU Member States in Denmark (€5260 per inhabitant), Luxembourg (€5220) and Sweden (€5040) in 2018, while it was lowest in Romania (€580) and Bulgaria (€590).