Healthcare expenditure in Poland fifth lowest in EU
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Poland spends 6.8 percent of GDP on healthcare, much lower than the EU average, and the among the lowest in the Union.
The countries which spent the least on health, according to the report by European Commission (which analysed the latest available data from 2013) were Romania (5.6 percent), followed by Latvia (5.7 percent), Estonia (5.9 percent), Lithuania (6.7 percent) and Poland (6.8 percent).
The average for the 18 countries in the European Union was 10.1 percent.
The biggest spenders were the Netherlands and France with 11.8 and 11.6 percent respectively. (rg)
See the full report here.