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Latin America and Caribbean 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Barbados 7.56 per 1,000 people 1996
2 Bermuda 6.3 per 1,000 people 1996
3 Grenada 5.7 per 1,000 people 2003
4 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.5 per 1,000 people 2003
5 Cuba 4.9 per 1,000 people 2003
6 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.5 per 1,000 people 2003
7 Argentina 4.1 per 1,000 people 2000
8 Dominica 3.9 per 1,000 people 2002
9 Suriname 3.6 per 1,000 people 2001
=10 Trinidad and Tobago 3.4 per 1,000 people 2001
=10 The Bahamas 3.4 per 1,000 people 2002
12 Saint Lucia 3.2 per 1,000 people 2002
13 Cayman Islands 3 per 1,000 people 1990
14 Guyana 2.9 per 1,000 people 2001
15 Brazil 2.7 per 1,000 people 2002
16 Chile 2.6 per 1,000 people 2002
=17 Panama 2.5 per 1,000 people 2002
=17 Antigua and Barbuda 2.5 per 1,000 people 2003
19 Dominican Republic 2.1 per 1,000 people 2003
20 Uruguay 1.9 per 1,000 people 2003
21 El Salvador 1.65 per 1,000 people 1996
22 Ecuador 1.5 per 1,000 people 2002
=23 Peru 1.4 per 1,000 people 2003
=23 Costa Rica 1.4 per 1,000 people 2003
=23 Jamaica 1.4 per 1,000 people 2003
26 Belize 1.3 per 1,000 people 2003
27 Paraguay 1.2 per 1,000 people 2002
28 Colombia 1.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=29 Mexico 1 per 1,000 people 2003
=29 Bolivia 1 per 1,000 people 2003
=29 Honduras 1 per 1,000 people 2002
32 Nicaragua 0.9 per 1,000 people 2003
=33 Venezuela 0.8 per 1,000 people 2001
=33 Haiti 0.8 per 1,000 people 2000
35 Guatemala 0.5 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Health/Hospital-beds/Per-1,000-people

Latin America and Caribbean 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.
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