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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
10 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
13 Austria 8.3 per 1,000 people 2003
14 Hungary 7.8 per 1,000 people 2003
15 Latvia 7.8 per 1,000 people 2003
16 France 7.7 per 1,000 people 2003
17 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
22 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
30 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
34 Israel 6.1 per 1,000 people 2003
35 New Zealand 6.1 per 1,000 people 2002
36 Serbia and Montenegro 6 per 1,000 people 2002
37 Indonesia 6 per 1,000 people 1998
38 Luxembourg 6 per 1,000 people 2003
39 Estonia 6 per 1,000 people 2002
40 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
44 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.5 per 1,000 people 2003
45 Croatia 5.5 per 1,000 people 2004
46 Macau 5.3 per 1,000 people 1970
47 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
49 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
55 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
58 Cyprus 4.4 per 1,000 people 2002
59 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
62 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
67 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
69 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
72 Suriname 3.6 per 1,000 people 2001
73 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
76 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
81 Samoa 3.3 per 1,000 people 2000
82 United States 3.3 per 1,000 people 2003
83 Saint Lucia 3.2 per 1,000 people 2002
84 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
87 Vanuatu 3.1 per 1,000 people 2001
88 Albania 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
89 Federated States of Micronesia 3.1 per 1,000 people 2000
90 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
93 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
95 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
97 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
101 Fiji 2.6 per 1,000 people 1999
102 Brunei 2.6 per 1,000 people 2000
103 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
106 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
109 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
111 Saudi Arabia 2.2 per 1,000 people 2001
112 United Arab Emirates 2.2 per 1,000 people 2002
113 Egypt 2.2 per 1,000 people 2003
114 Kuwait 2.2 per 1,000 people 2002
115 Dominican Republic 2.1 per 1,000 people 2003
116 Algeria 2.1 per 1,000 people 1998
117 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
120 Solomon Islands 1.9 per 1,000 people 2003
121 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
124 Jordan 1.7 per 1,000 people 2003
125 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
128 El Salvador 1.65 per 1,000 people 1996
129 Rwanda 1.65 per 1,000 people 1990
130 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
133 Djibouti 1.6 per 1,000 people 2000
134 Bhutan 1.6 per 1,000 people 1999
135 Botswana 1.58 per 1,000 people 1990
136 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
139 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
145 Jamaica 1.4 per 1,000 people 2003
146 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
149 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
153 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
156 Mexico 1 per 1,000 people 2003
157 Bolivia 1 per 1,000 people 2003
158 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
161 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
164 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
167 Venezuela 0.8 per 1,000 people 2001
168 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
171 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
176 Yemen 0.6 per 1,000 people 2001
177 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
183 Senegal 0.4 per 1,000 people 1998
184 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
187 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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