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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Seychelles 6.28 per 1,000 people 1989
2 Sao Tome and Principe 4.74 per 1,000 people 1991
3 Zambia 3.48 per 1,000 people 1981
4 Swaziland 3.37 per 1,000 people 1970
5 Gabon 3.19 per 1,000 people 1990
6 Mauritius 3.07 per 1,000 people 1994
7 Equatorial Guinea 2.8 per 1,000 people 1988
8 Comoros 2.76 per 1,000 people 1990
9 Cameroon 2.55 per 1,000 people 1990
10 Nigeria 1.67 per 1,000 people 1990
=11 Kenya 1.65 per 1,000 people 1990
=11 Rwanda 1.65 per 1,000 people 1990
=11 Liberia 1.65 per 1,000 people 1975
14 Lesotho 1.63 per 1,000 people 1975
15 Djibouti 1.6 per 1,000 people 2000
=16 Botswana 1.58 per 1,000 people 1990
=16 Cape Verde 1.58 per 1,000 people 1992
18 Togo 1.51 per 1,000 people 1990
19 Guinea-Bissau 1.48 per 1,000 people 1990
20 Ghana 1.46 per 1,000 people 1990
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.43 per 1,000 people 1990
22 Burkina Faso 1.42 per 1,000 people 1996
23 Malawi 1.34 per 1,000 people 1998
24 Angola 1.29 per 1,000 people 1990
25 Sierra Leone 1.21 per 1,000 people 1980
26 Uganda 0.92 per 1,000 people 1991
27 Tanzania 0.89 per 1,000 people 1992
=28 Central African Republic 0.87 per 1,000 people 1990
=28 Mozambique 0.87 per 1,000 people 1990
30 Cote d'Ivoire 0.81 per 1,000 people 1990
31 Chad 0.72 per 1,000 people 1991
32 Sudan 0.7 per 1,000 people 2002
33 Mauritania 0.67 per 1,000 people 1990
34 Burundi 0.66 per 1,000 people 1991
35 The Gambia 0.61 per 1,000 people 1990
36 Guinea 0.55 per 1,000 people 1990
37 Zimbabwe 0.51 per 1,000 people 1990
38 Madagascar 0.42 per 1,000 people 2002
=39 Somalia 0.4 per 1,000 people 1997
=39 Senegal 0.4 per 1,000 people 1998
=41 Mali 0.24 per 1,000 people 1998
=41 Ethiopia 0.24 per 1,000 people 1990
43 Benin 0.23 per 1,000 people 1994
44 Niger 0.12 per 1,000 people 1998

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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Hospital-beds/Per-1,000-people

Sub-Saharan Africa 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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