Life expectancy at birth, years

85

Iceland

Japan

Switzerland

Australia

Norway

UK

80

United

States

2013

75

The US was comparable to other

developed countries until the early

80s, when healthcare expenditure

accelerated and life expectancy

rates fell behind

1970

70

0

1,000

2,000

3,000

4,000

5,000

6,000

7,000

8,000

9,000

Healthcare spend per capita, $

Life expectancy at birth, years

85

Iceland

Japan

Switzerland

Australia

Norway

UK

80

United

States

2013

75

The US was comparable to other

developed countries until the early

80s, when healthcare expenditure

accelerated and life expectancy

rates fell behind

1970

70

0

2,000

4,000

6,000

8,000

Healthcare spend per capita, $

Life expectancy at birth, years

85

Japan

Iceland

Switzerland

Norway

UK

80

United States

2013

75

The US was comparable to

other developed countries

until the early 80s, when

healthcare expenditure

accelerated and life

expectancy rates fell behind

70

1970

0

2,000

4,000

6,000

8,000

Healthcare spend per capita, $