The charts below compare the performance of several national healthcare systems. The performance of the United States and several other nations are ranked in the areas of healthcare costs, expenditures, outcomes, resources, and coverage.
You can find an overview of the US healthcare system here. Overviews of several other national healthcare systems can be found here.
Information on more comprehensive comparisons of national healthcare systems and health outcomes can be found here.
A number of attempts have been made to compare the healthcare systems and health outcomes of the world’s nations. Some of the most comprehensive comparisons of national healthcare systems include:
Healthcare Access and Quality Index
Sustainable Development Goals Health Index
Commonwealth Fund “Mirror Mirror”
World Health Organization’s World Health Report 2000
Health Systems Facts is a project of the Real Reporting Foundation. We provide reliable statistics and other data from authoritative sources regarding health systems in the US and several other nations.
Page last updated Oct. 14, 2020 by Doug McVay, Senior Policy Analyst.