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Health > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people: Countries Compared

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 Monaco 19.57 per 1,000 people 1995
2 Virgin Islands 18.68 per 1,000 people 1996
3 Greenland 14.35 per 1,000 people 1970
4 Japan 14.3 per 1,000 people 2003
5 Mongolia 11.49 per 1,000 people 1991
6 Belarus 11.3 per 1,000 people 2003
7 Russia 10.5 per 1,000 people 2003
8 Germany 8.9 per 1,000 people 2002
=9 Czech Republic 8.8 per 1,000 people 2003
=9 Ukraine 8.8 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Lithuania 8.7 per 1,000 people 2003
=12 Azerbaijan 8.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=12 Austria 8.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=14 Hungary 7.8 per 1,000 people 2003
=14 Latvia 7.8 per 1,000 people 2003
=16 France 7.7 per 1,000 people 2003
=16 Kazakhstan 7.7 per 1,000 people 2003
18 Iceland 7.6 per 1,000 people 2002
19 Barbados 7.56 per 1,000 people 1996
20 Australia 7.4 per 1,000 people 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 7.33 per 1,000 people 2003
=21 Slovakia 7.2 per 1,000 people 2003
=21 Finland 7.2 per 1,000 people 2003
23 San Marino 7.16 per 1,000 people 1990
Eastern Europe average (profile) 7.14 per 1,000 people 2000
24 Turkmenistan 7.11 per 1,000 people 1997
25 South Korea 7.1 per 1,000 people 2003
26 Belgium 6.9 per 1,000 people 2002
27 Moldova 6.7 per 1,000 people 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 6.7 per 1,000 people 2002
28 Romania 6.6 per 1,000 people 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.55 per 1,000 people 2001
European Union average (profile) 6.42 per 1,000 people 2001
=29 Bermuda 6.3 per 1,000 people 1996
=29 Bulgaria 6.3 per 1,000 people 2003
31 Seychelles 6.28 per 1,000 people 1989
Eurozone average (profile) 6.18 per 1,000 people 2001
NATO countries average (profile) 6.18 per 1,000 people 2001
32 Netherlands Antilles 6.15 per 1,000 people 1996
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.13 per 1,000 people 2000
=33 Tajikistan 6.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=33 Israel 6.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=33 New Zealand 6.1 per 1,000 people 2002
=36 Serbia and Montenegro 6 per 1,000 people 2002
=36 Indonesia 6 per 1,000 people 1998
=36 Luxembourg 6 per 1,000 people 2003
=36 Estonia 6 per 1,000 people 2002
=36 Switzerland 6 per 1,000 people 2002
41 Grenada 5.7 per 1,000 people 2003
42 Poland 5.6 per 1,000 people 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.5 per 1,000 people 1990
=43 Uzbekistan 5.5 per 1,000 people 2003
=43 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.5 per 1,000 people 2003
=43 Croatia 5.5 per 1,000 people 2004
=46 Macau 5.3 per 1,000 people 1970
=46 Kyrgyzstan 5.3 per 1,000 people 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.22 per 1,000 people 1993
=48 Palau 5 per 1,000 people 1998
=48 Slovenia 5 per 1,000 people 2003
50 Cuba 4.9 per 1,000 people 2003
51 Hong Kong 4.89 per 1,000 people 1985
52 Malta 4.8 per 1,000 people 2003
53 Sao Tome and Principe 4.74 per 1,000 people 1991
=54 Netherlands 4.7 per 1,000 people 2001
=54 Greece 4.7 per 1,000 people 2000
56 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.5 per 1,000 people 2003
=57 Italy 4.4 per 1,000 people 2002
=57 Cyprus 4.4 per 1,000 people 2002
=57 Armenia 4.4 per 1,000 people 2003
60 Ireland 4.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=61 Georgia 4.2 per 1,000 people 2003
=61 United Kingdom 4.2 per 1,000 people 2003
63 Argentina 4.1 per 1,000 people 2000
64 Papua New Guinea 4.02 per 1,000 people 1990
65 Denmark 4 per 1,000 people 2003
=66 Dominica 3.9 per 1,000 people 2002
=66 Libya 3.9 per 1,000 people 2002
Former British colonies average (profile) 3.81 per 1,000 people 1970
=68 Norway 3.8 per 1,000 people 2000
=68 Spain 3.8 per 1,000 people 2003
70 Canada 3.7 per 1,000 people 2002
=71 Portugal 3.6 per 1,000 people 2002
=71 Suriname 3.6 per 1,000 people 2001
=71 Sweden 3.6 per 1,000 people 2000
74 Zambia 3.48 per 1,000 people 1981
=75 Trinidad and Tobago 3.4 per 1,000 people 2001
=75 The Bahamas 3.4 per 1,000 people 2002
77 Swaziland 3.37 per 1,000 people 1970
78 Congo, Republic of the 3.35 per 1,000 people 1990
79 Puerto Rico 3.32 per 1,000 people 1996
=80 Andorra 3.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=80 Samoa 3.3 per 1,000 people 2000
=80 United States 3.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=83 Saint Lucia 3.2 per 1,000 people 2002
=83 Tonga 3.2 per 1,000 people 2001
85 Gabon 3.19 per 1,000 people 1990
Muslim countries average (profile) 3.18 per 1,000 people 1990
=86 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=86 Vanuatu 3.1 per 1,000 people 2001
=86 Albania 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=86 Federated States of Micronesia 3.1 per 1,000 people 2000
=86 Sri Lanka 3.1 per 1,000 people 2002
91 Mauritius 3.07 per 1,000 people 1994
=92 Lebanon 3 per 1,000 people 2001
=92 Cayman Islands 3 per 1,000 people 1990
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.93 per 1,000 people 1960
=94 Guyana 2.9 per 1,000 people 2001
=94 Singapore 2.9 per 1,000 people 2001
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 2.89 per 1,000 people 1996
=96 Bahrain 2.8 per 1,000 people 2003
=96 Equatorial Guinea 2.8 per 1,000 people 1988
98 Comoros 2.76 per 1,000 people 1990
99 Brazil 2.7 per 1,000 people 2002
=100 Turkey 2.6 per 1,000 people 2005
=100 Fiji 2.6 per 1,000 people 1999
=100 Brunei 2.6 per 1,000 people 2000
=100 Chile 2.6 per 1,000 people 2002
104 Cameroon 2.55 per 1,000 people 1990
=105 Panama 2.5 per 1,000 people 2002
=105 Antigua and Barbuda 2.5 per 1,000 people 2003
107 China 2.45 per 1,000 people 2005
=108 Qatar 2.4 per 1,000 people 2002
=108 Vietnam 2.4 per 1,000 people 2001
OPEC countries average (profile) 2.28 per 1,000 people 1990
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.26 per 1,000 people 1990
=110 Thailand 2.2 per 1,000 people 1999
=110 Saudi Arabia 2.2 per 1,000 people 2001
=110 United Arab Emirates 2.2 per 1,000 people 2002
=110 Egypt 2.2 per 1,000 people 2003
=110 Kuwait 2.2 per 1,000 people 2002
=115 Dominican Republic 2.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=115 Algeria 2.1 per 1,000 people 1998
=115 Marshall Islands 2.1 per 1,000 people 1999
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.02 per 1,000 people 1996
118 Oman 2 per 1,000 people 2002
=119 Malaysia 1.9 per 1,000 people 2001
=119 Solomon Islands 1.9 per 1,000 people 2003
=119 Uruguay 1.9 per 1,000 people 2003
122 Kiribati 1.8 per 1,000 people 1998
=123 Maldives 1.7 per 1,000 people 2000
=123 Jordan 1.7 per 1,000 people 2003
=123 Tunisia 1.7 per 1,000 people 2002
126 Nigeria 1.67 per 1,000 people 1990
=127 Liberia 1.65 per 1,000 people 1975
=127 El Salvador 1.65 per 1,000 people 1996
=127 Rwanda 1.65 per 1,000 people 1990
=127 Kenya 1.65 per 1,000 people 1990
131 Lesotho 1.63 per 1,000 people 1975
=132 Iran 1.6 per 1,000 people 2001
=132 Djibouti 1.6 per 1,000 people 2000
=132 Bhutan 1.6 per 1,000 people 1999
=135 Botswana 1.58 per 1,000 people 1990
=135 Cape Verde 1.58 per 1,000 people 1992
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.55 per 1,000 people 1990
137 Togo 1.51 per 1,000 people 1990
=138 Ecuador 1.5 per 1,000 people 2002
=138 Syria 1.5 per 1,000 people 2003
140 Guinea-Bissau 1.48 per 1,000 people 1990
141 Ghana 1.46 per 1,000 people 1990
142 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.43 per 1,000 people 1990
143 Burkina Faso 1.42 per 1,000 people 1996
=144 Costa Rica 1.4 per 1,000 people 2003
=144 Jamaica 1.4 per 1,000 people 2003
=144 Peru 1.4 per 1,000 people 2003
147 Malawi 1.34 per 1,000 people 1998
=148 Belize 1.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=148 Iraq 1.3 per 1,000 people 2003
150 Angola 1.29 per 1,000 people 1990
151 Sierra Leone 1.21 per 1,000 people 1980
=152 Paraguay 1.2 per 1,000 people 2002
=152 Laos 1.2 per 1,000 people 2002
154 Colombia 1.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=155 Philippines 1 per 1,000 people 2001
=155 Mexico 1 per 1,000 people 2003
=155 Bolivia 1 per 1,000 people 2003
=155 Honduras 1 per 1,000 people 2002
failed states average (profile) 0.951 per 1,000 people 1990
159 Uganda 0.92 per 1,000 people 1991
=160 India 0.9 per 1,000 people 2003
=160 Nicaragua 0.9 per 1,000 people 2003
162 Tanzania 0.89 per 1,000 people 1992
=163 Central African Republic 0.87 per 1,000 people 1990
=163 Mozambique 0.87 per 1,000 people 1990
165 Cote d'Ivoire 0.81 per 1,000 people 1990
=166 Morocco 0.8 per 1,000 people 2002
=166 Venezuela 0.8 per 1,000 people 2001
=166 Haiti 0.8 per 1,000 people 2000
169 Chad 0.72 per 1,000 people 1991
=170 Sudan 0.7 per 1,000 people 2002
=170 Pakistan 0.7 per 1,000 people 2003
172 Mauritania 0.67 per 1,000 people 1990
173 Burundi 0.66 per 1,000 people 1991
174 The Gambia 0.61 per 1,000 people 1990
=175 Cambodia 0.6 per 1,000 people 2004
=175 Yemen 0.6 per 1,000 people 2001
=175 Burma 0.6 per 1,000 people 2000
178 Guinea 0.55 per 1,000 people 1990
179 Zimbabwe 0.51 per 1,000 people 1990
South Asia average (profile) 0.51 per 1,000 people 1990
180 Guatemala 0.5 per 1,000 people 2002
181 Madagascar 0.42 per 1,000 people 2002
=182 Afghanistan 0.4 per 1,000 people 2001
=182 Senegal 0.4 per 1,000 people 1998
=182 Somalia 0.4 per 1,000 people 1997
185 Bangladesh 0.3 per 1,000 people 1999
=186 Ethiopia 0.24 per 1,000 people 1990
=186 Mali 0.24 per 1,000 people 1998
188 Benin 0.23 per 1,000 people 1994
189 Nepal 0.2 per 1,000 people 1999
190 Niger 0.12 per 1,000 people 1998

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