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30. Hospital beds

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21 Dec 2011
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Hospital beds
Density per 1 000 population
‌‌
‌2003‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
Australia
3.9
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
..
 
3.8
 
..
 
..
 
Austria
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
..
 
Belgium
7.5
 
7.5
 
7.4
 
6.7
 
6.6
 
6.6
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
Canada
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
3.3
 
..
 
..
 
Chile
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
..
 
..
 
Czech Republic
7.7
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
..
 
Denmark
4.1
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.8
 
3.7
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
..
 
Estonia
5.9
 
5.8
 
5.5
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.4
 
..
 
Finland
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
6.7
 
6.5
 
6.2
 
..
 
France
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
6.6
 
..
 
Germany
8.7
 
8.6
 
8.5
 
8.3
 
8.2
 
8.2
 
8.2
 
..
 
Greece
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
..
 
Hungary
7.8
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
7.9
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
..
 
Iceland
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Ireland
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
4.9
 
..
 
..
 
Israel 1
4.0
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
Italy
4.2
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.7
 
..
 
Japan
14.3
 
14.2
 
14.1
 
14.0
 
13.9
 
13.8
 
13.7
 
..
 
Korea
5.1
 
5.4
 
5.9
 
6.5
 
7.3
 
7.8
 
8.3
 
..
 
Luxembourg
..
 
6.4
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.5
 
..
 
Mexico
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
..
 
Netherlands
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
..
 
New Zealand
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.3
 
Norway
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
3.8
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
..
 
Poland
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.4
 
6.6
 
6.6
 
..
 
Portugal
3.6
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
7.2
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
6.6
 
6.5
 
..
 
Slovenia
5.0
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
..
 
Spain
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
..
 
Sweden
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
..
 
Switzerland
5.8
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
..
 
Turkey
2.1
 
2.2
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
..
 
United Kingdom
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
..
 
United States
3.3
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
..
 
..
Not available
1.
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
b)
Break in series
e)
Estimate
Source: OECD Health Data: Health care resources: OECD Health Statistics (database).
 

This table includes data on hospital beds. The table is part of the key tables collection on health.

Years covered:
2003-2010

Countries covered

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden