List of countries by health insurance coverage

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A list of countries by health insurance coverage. The table lists the percentage of the total population covered by total public and primary private health insurance, by government/social health insurance, and by primary private health insurance, including 34 members of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries.[1]

Percentage of total population covered by
(OECD data from 2016)[1]
Rank Country Total public
and primary
private health insurance
Government /
social health insurance
Primary
private health insurance
1  Australia 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Canada 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Czech Republic 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Denmark 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Finland 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Greece 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Hungary 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Iceland 100.0 99.5 0.5
1  Ireland 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Israel 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Italy 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Japan 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Korea, South 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  New Zealand 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Norway 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Portugal 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  Slovenia 100.0 100.0 0.0
1  South Africa[2] 100.0 84.0 16.0
1  Sweden 100.0 100.0 0.0
1   Switzerland 100.0 100.0 0.0[dubious ]
1  United Kingdom 100.0 100.0 0.0
22  Austria 99.9 99.9 0.0
22  France 99.9 99.9 0.0
22  Germany 99.9 89.3 10.7
22  Netherlands 99.9 99.9 0.0
22  Spain 99.9 99.9 0.0
27  Turkey 99.5 99.5 0.0
28  Belgium 99.0 99.0 0.0
29  Luxembourg 97.2 97.2 0.0
30  Slovakia 94.5 94.5 0.0
31  Chile 94.3 74.4 19.0
32  Estonia 94.1 94.1 0.0
33  Poland 91.5 91.5 0.0
34  United States 91.2 36.3 54.9
35  Mexico 90.2 90.2 0.0
36  Algeria[3] 90.0 90.0 0.0
37  Jordan[4] 55.0 43.8 11.1
38  India[5] 27.0 21.6 5.4
38  Paraguay[6] 27.0 20.0 7.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b OECD (June 27, 2013). "OECD Health Data: Social protection". OECD Health Statistics (database). Paris: OECD. doi:10.1787/data-00544-en. Retrieved 2013-07-14.
  2. ^ 84% of South Africans get 2nd rate healthcare - Motsoaledi
  3. ^ "Algeria Health Insurance". www.globalsurance.com. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  4. ^ ‘55% of population, 68% of Jordanians covered by health insurance’
  5. ^ Only 27 per cent Indians have health insurance: report
  6. ^ http://www.ipsnews.net/2010/01/paraguay-public-health-care-free-of-charge/