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High income OECD countries Compared by Health > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people

DEFINITION: Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases beds for both acute and chronic care are included.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 14.3 per 1,000 people 2003
2 Germany 8.9 per 1,000 people 2002
3 Czech Republic 8.8 per 1,000 people 2003
4 Austria 8.3 per 1,000 people 2003
5 France 7.7 per 1,000 people 2003
6 Iceland 7.6 per 1,000 people 2002
7 Australia 7.4 per 1,000 people 2002
=8 Finland 7.2 per 1,000 people 2003
=8 Slovakia 7.2 per 1,000 people 2003
10 South Korea 7.1 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Belgium 6.9 per 1,000 people 2002
=12 Israel 6.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=12 New Zealand 6.1 per 1,000 people 2002
=14 Luxembourg 6 per 1,000 people 2003
=14 Estonia 6 per 1,000 people 2002
=14 Switzerland 6 per 1,000 people 2002
17 Poland 5.6 per 1,000 people 2002
18 Slovenia 5 per 1,000 people 2003
=19 Greece 4.7 per 1,000 people 2000
=19 Netherlands 4.7 per 1,000 people 2001
21 Italy 4.4 per 1,000 people 2002
22 Ireland 4.3 per 1,000 people 2003
23 United Kingdom 4.2 per 1,000 people 2003
24 Denmark 4 per 1,000 people 2003
=25 Spain 3.8 per 1,000 people 2003
=25 Norway 3.8 per 1,000 people 2000
27 Canada 3.7 per 1,000 people 2002
=28 Portugal 3.6 per 1,000 people 2002
=28 Sweden 3.6 per 1,000 people 2000
30 United States 3.3 per 1,000 people 2003
31 Chile 2.6 per 1,000 people 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Health/Hospital-beds/Per-1,000-people

High income OECD countries Compared by Health > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people

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Interesting observations about Health > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people

  • 11 of the top 15 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are European.
  • 12 of the top 16 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are Cold countries'.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 2 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1993.
  • Monaco has had the highest hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1992.
  • Belarus has ranked in the top 2 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1997.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 3 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1999.
  • 2 of the top 5 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are East Asian and Pacific.
  • China ranked second last for hospital beds > per 1,000 people amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
  • Iceland has ranked in the top 7 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1970.
  • 7 of the top 18 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are NATO.
  • Turkey has ranked in the top 3 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 2004.
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