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Health > Health services > 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 1995
2 Virgin Islands 18.68 1996
3 Greenland 14.35 1970
4 Japan 13.98 2006
5 Belarus 11.2 2007
6 Russia 9.7 2006
7 Ukraine 8.7 2006
8 Germany 8.3 2006
=9 Lithuania 8.1 2007
=9 Czech Republic 8.1 2007
11 Azerbaijan 7.9 2007
=12 Malta 7.8 2007
=12 Austria 7.8 2007
14 Kazakhstan 7.7 2007
=15 Barbados 7.6 2008
=15 Latvia 7.6 2007
17 France 7.2 2006
18 San Marino 7.16 1990
19 Hungary 7.1 2007
=20 Finland 6.8 2007
=20 Slovakia 6.8 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 6.65 2006
22 Romania 6.5 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.48 2005
23 Bulgaria 6.4 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.39 2001
=24 Luxembourg 6.3 2004
=24 Bermuda 6.3 1996
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.23 2007
26 New Zealand 6.2 2002
27 Netherlands Antilles 6.15 1996
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.12 2000
28 Mongolia 6.11 2007
29 Moldova 6.1 2007
European Union average (profile) 6.09 2006
30 European Union 6.07 2006
31 Cuba 6 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.98 1990
32 Israel 5.8 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 5.78 2006
33 Seychelles 5.7 2006
=34 Estonia 5.6 2007
=34 Tuvalu 5.6 2001
NATO countries average (profile) 5.54 2006
=36 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.5 2008
=36 Switzerland 5.5 2005
38 Tajikistan 5.41 2008
39 Serbia and Montenegro 5.4 2007
40 Iceland 5.34 2006
=41 Belgium 5.3 2007
=41 Croatia 5.3 2007
=41 Ireland 5.3 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.22 1993
44 Poland 5.2 2006
45 Kyrgyzstan 5.1 2007
=46 Palau 5 2007
=46 Nepal 5 2006
=48 Netherlands 4.8 2007
=48 Uzbekistan 4.8 2007
=48 Greece 4.8 2006
51 Slovenia 4.7 2007
=52 Turkmenistan 4.1 2007
=52 Armenia 4.1 2007
54 Papua New Guinea 4.02 1990
55 Argentina 4 2005
56 Australia 3.97 2006
=57 Norway 3.9 2007
=57 Italy 3.9 2006
=57 United Kingdom 3.9 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 3.88 1960
60 Dominica 3.8 2008
=61 Libya 3.7 2008
=61 Cyprus 3.7 2006
63 Vanuatu 3.69 2008
64 Sweden 3.6 2000
=65 Denmark 3.5 2007
=65 Portugal 3.5 2006
=67 Lebanon 3.4 2007
=67 Spain 3.4 2006
=67 Canada 3.4 2006
70 Puerto Rico 3.32 1996
=71 Mauritius 3.3 2008
=71 Georgia 3.3 2007
=71 Namibia 3.3 2006
74 Singapore 3.22 2007
=75 The Bahamas 3.2 2007
=75 Sao Tome and Principe 3.2 2006
=77 Suriname 3.1 2007
=77 United States 3.1 2007
=77 Sri Lanka 3.1 2004
=80 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3 2007
=80 Zimbabwe 3 2006
=80 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 2005
=80 Cayman Islands 3 1990
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.93 1960
=84 Albania 2.9 2007
=84 Uruguay 2.9 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 2.89 1996
=86 Turkey 2.8 2007
=86 Saint Lucia 2.8 2007
=86 South Africa 2.8 2005
89 Brunei 2.79 2006
90 Trinidad and Tobago 2.7 2007
91 Vietnam 2.66 2006
=92 Grenada 2.6 2008
=92 Andorra 2.6 2007
=92 Maldives 2.6 2005
95 Qatar 2.5 2006
=96 Brazil 2.4 2005
=96 Tonga 2.4 2004
98 Chile 2.3 2006
99 China 2.23 2006
=100 Saudi Arabia 2.2 2007
=100 Panama 2.2 2007
=100 Comoros 2.2 2006
=100 Equatorial Guinea 2.2 2005
=100 Thailand 2.2 2002
=105 Cape Verde 2.1 2008
=105 Swaziland 2.1 2006
=105 Marshall Islands 2.1 1999
108 Fiji 2.09 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.02 1996
=109 Tunisia 2 2008
=109 Bahrain 2 2007
=109 Oman 2 2007
=112 Zambia 1.9 2008
=112 United Arab Emirates 1.9 2007
=112 Guyana 1.9 2007
=115 Botswana 1.8 2008
=115 Kuwait 1.8 2008
=115 Jordan 1.8 2007
118 Malaysia 1.76 2007
=119 Antigua and Barbuda 1.7 2008
=119 Jamaica 1.7 2007
=119 Mexico 1.7 2007
=119 Bhutan 1.7 2006
=119 Algeria 1.7 2004
124 Liberia 1.65 1975
=125 Rwanda 1.6 2007
=125 Congo, Republic of the 1.6 2005
=125 Djibouti 1.6 2000
failed states average (profile) 1.59 1970
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.55 1990
128 Kiribati 1.51 2005
=129 Peru 1.5 2008
=129 Syria 1.5 2008
=129 Cameroon 1.5 2006
=132 Kenya 1.4 2006
=132 Solomon Islands 1.4 2005
=134 Iraq 1.3 2008
=134 Paraguay 1.3 2008
=134 Gabon 1.3 2008
=134 Haiti 1.3 2007
=134 Venezuela 1.3 2007
=134 Costa Rica 1.3 2007
=134 Lesotho 1.3 2006
=141 Belize 1.2 2008
=141 Eritrea 1.2 2006
=141 Central African Republic 1.2 2006
=141 Laos 1.2 2005
=145 Bolivia 1.1 2008
=145 Malawi 1.1 2007
=145 Morocco 1.1 2007
=145 Uganda 1.1 2006
=145 Tanzania 1.1 2006
150 Philippines 1.06 2006
=151 Dominican Republic 1 2008
=151 Colombia 1 2007
=151 Samoa 1 2005
=154 Nicaragua 0.9 2007
=154 Burkina Faso 0.9 2006
=154 Ghana 0.9 2005
=154 Togo 0.9 2005
=154 India 0.9 2003
=159 El Salvador 0.8 2008
=159 Mozambique 0.8 2007
=159 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.8 2006
=159 The Gambia 0.8 2005
=159 Angola 0.8 2005
=164 Honduras 0.7 2008
=164 Guinea-Bissau 0.7 2007
=164 Sudan 0.7 2007
=164 Burundi 0.7 2006
=168 Ecuador 0.6 2008
=168 Mali 0.6 2008
=168 Guatemala 0.6 2008
=168 Pakistan 0.6 2008
=168 Burma 0.6 2006
=168 Indonesia 0.6 2002
=174 Benin 0.5 2005
=174 Nigeria 0.5 2004
=176 Sierra Leone 0.4 2006
=176 Cote d'Ivoire 0.4 2006
=176 Mauritania 0.4 2006
=176 Bangladesh 0.4 2005
=176 Chad 0.4 2005
=176 Somalia 0.4 1997
=182 Senegal 0.3 2008
=182 Madagascar 0.3 2005
=182 Guinea 0.3 2005
=182 Niger 0.3 2005
186 Ethiopia 0.2 2008
187 Cambodia 0.1 2004

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  • All of the top 2 countries by health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people are Densely populated.
  • 7 of the top 10 countries by health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people are Cold countries'.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 2 for health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1985.
  • 83 of the bottom 99 countries by health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people are Hot countries.
  • Monaco has had the highest health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1989.
  • Barbados ranked first for health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2008.
  • Cuba ranked first for health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2008.
  • Belarus has ranked in the top 2 for health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1997.
  • Israel ranked first for health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2007.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people amongst Muslim countries in 2007.
  • 17 of the top 25 countries by health services > hospital beds > per 1,000 people are Christian.
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