Healthcare spending

Data on the healthcare expenditure as a % of GDP was derived from the Eurostat database (most recent data extracted for each country). The COVID-19 related deaths and active cases were obtained from https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/.

Intensity approach

This bar chart displays the number of cumulative COVID-19 related deaths in the past 21 days relative to the total healthcare expenditures as a % of GDP. The data is normalized to the situation in Italy on 11 March, 2020. As such, a score of 1 for a specific country and measure today, represents a pressure similar to Italy on 11 March on the base capacity of this country. Click on items in legend to toggle display of categories and/or hover over the bars to display the numbers.

Magnitude approach

This bar chart displays the number of active reported COVID-19 cases relative to the total healthcare expenditures as a % of GDP. The data is normalized to the situation in Italy on 11 March, 2020. As such, a score of 1 for a specific country and measure today, represents a pressure similar to Italy on 11 March on the base capacity of this country. Click on items in legend to toggle display of categories and/or hover over the bars to display the numbers.

Descriptive statistics

Healthcare expenditure as a percentage of GDP. Click on items in legend to toggle display of categories and/or hover over the bars to display the numbers.