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Health: Key Tables from OECD

The key tables on health include data on health expenditure, practising physicians, hospital beds, life expectancy, infant mortality, suicides, cancer, tobacco consumption, and overweight or obesity. Historical data refer to the latest eight time periods.

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Keywords: expenditure, overweight, obesity, health, suicides, hospital beds, infant mortality, tobacco consumption, cancer, life expectancy, physicians
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2012 Average length of stay: childbirth 2012/1

Single spontaneous delivery

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Average length of stay: childbirth
Single spontaneous delivery
Days
‌‌
‌2003‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
Australia
2.8
 
2.6
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
..
 
Austria
4.4
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
Belgium
4.7
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
..
 
..
 
Canada
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
..
 
Chile
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
..
 
Czech Republic
..
 
..
 
5.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
Denmark
3.2
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
Estonia
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Finland
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
France
4.7
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
Germany
4.1
 
3.7
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
Greece
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
..
 
6.3
 
6.2
 
5.9
 
5.3
 
5.1
 
4.5
 
..
 
Iceland
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
2.2
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.8
 
..
 
Ireland
2.6
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.2
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
Israel 1
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
Italy
3.7
 
3.6
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
..
 
Japan
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Korea
..
 
..
 
2.9
 
..
 
..
 
2.7
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
Luxembourg
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
Mexico
1.4
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
1.3
 
Netherlands
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.2
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
1.9
 
..
 
New Zealand
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
Norway
3.7
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
Poland
4.8
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
4.4
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
Portugal
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
6.1
 
5.9
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.5
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
Slovenia
4.9
 
4.7
 
4.3
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
Spain
2.7
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
Sweden
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.6
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
Switzerland
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
Turkey
1.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
United Kingdom
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
United States
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
..
 
..
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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.
Source: OECD Health Data: Health care resources: OECD Health Statistics (database).
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