Countries With Universal Healthcare 2021

map placeholder
Hover overClick on a tile for details.
Population

Access and quality of health care varies greatly by country. Universal health care is a term used to describe health care that is available to a large portion of the population. Through government initiatives, regulation, and taxation, many countries worldwide offer health care to more than 90% of their citizens. Not only does this provide most citizens with health care, but the governments of each country also regulate the health care system to ensure that the care given is sufficient and that taking advantage of this care does not provide a financial hardship to citizens.

In some cases, health care through universal health care programs is free or very low cost to all citizens, regardless of their income. However, this is not always the case.

Many countries have universal health care policies in place. Those nations include:

The nations that offer free or very low-cost healthcare to all of its citizens include:

Countries With Universal Healthcare 2021

Rank Country 2021 Population
1China1,444,216,107
2Pakistan225,199,937
3Brazil213,993,437
4Russia145,912,025
5Mexico130,262,216
6Japan126,050,804
7Turkey85,042,738
8Iran85,028,759
9Germany83,900,473
10Thailand69,950,850
11United Kingdom68,207,116
12France65,426,179
13Italy60,367,477
14South Korea51,305,186
15Colombia51,265,844
16Spain46,745,216
17Argentina45,605,826
18Algeria44,616,624
19Ukraine43,466,819
20Canada38,067,903
21Poland37,797,005
22Saudi Arabia35,340,683
23Uzbekistan33,935,763
24Peru33,359,418
25Malaysia32,776,194
26Ghana31,732,129
27Venezuela28,704,954
28Australia25,788,215
29Taiwan23,855,010
30Sri Lanka21,497,310
31Burkina Faso21,497,096
32Chile19,212,361
33Romania19,127,774
34Kazakhstan18,994,962
35Zambia18,920,651
36Ecuador17,888,475
37Netherlands17,173,099
38Rwanda13,276,513
39Tunisia11,935,766
40Bolivia11,832,940
41Belgium11,632,326
42Cuba11,317,505
43Czech Republic10,724,555
44Greece10,370,744
45Portugal10,167,925
46Sweden10,160,169
47United Arab Emirates9,991,089
48Hungary9,634,164
49Belarus9,442,862
50Austria9,043,070
51Israel8,789,774
52Switzerland8,715,494
53Serbia8,697,550
54Hong Kong7,552,810
55Paraguay7,219,638
56Bulgaria6,896,663
57Singapore5,896,686
58Denmark5,813,298
59Finland5,548,360
60Slovakia5,460,721
61Oman5,223,375
62Costa Rica5,139,052
63New Zealand4,860,643
64Panama4,381,579
65Kuwait4,328,550
66Croatia4,081,651
67Moldova4,024,019
68Georgia3,979,765
69Eritrea3,601,467
70Uruguay3,485,151
71Bosnia And Herzegovina3,263,466
72Jamaica2,973,463
73Qatar2,930,528
74Albania2,872,933
75Lithuania2,689,862
76Namibia2,587,344
77Botswana2,397,241
78Gabon2,278,825
79Slovenia2,078,724
80Latvia1,866,942
81Bahrain1,748,296
82Trinidad And Tobago1,403,375
83Timor Leste1,343,873
84Estonia1,325,185
85Mauritius1,273,433
86Cyprus1,215,584
87Fiji902,906
88Guyana790,326
89Bhutan779,898
90Macau658,394
91Luxembourg634,814
92Montenegro628,053
93Maldives543,617
94Malta442,784
95Brunei441,532
96Belize404,914
97Bahamas396,913
98Iceland343,353
99Vanuatu314,464
100Barbados287,711
101Samoa200,149
102Saint Lucia184,400
103Kiribati121,392
104Saint Vincent And The Grenadines111,263
105Tonga106,760
106Seychelles98,908
107Antigua And Barbuda98,731
108Isle Of Man85,410
109Andorra77,355
110Monaco39,511
111Liechtenstein38,250
112San Marino34,017
113Palau18,169
114Cook Islands17,565
115Tuvalu11,931
116Niue1,619

Countries With Universal Healthcare 2021