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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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2013 Average length of stay: childbirth 2013/2

Single spontaneous delivery

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Health: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-8480 - © OECD 2013

Average length of stay: childbirth
Single spontaneous delivery
Days
‌‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Australia
2.5
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
2.7
 
..
 
..
 
Austria
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
..
 
Belgium
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
..
 
..
 
Canada
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
..
 
..
 
Chile
3.0
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
..
 
..
 
Czech Republic
5.3
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
..
 
Denmark
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
..
 
..
 
Estonia
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Finland
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
..
 
France
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
..
 
Germany
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
..
 
Greece
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
6.2
 
6.0
 
5.4
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
..
 
Iceland
2.1
 
2.2
 
2.0
 
..
 
1.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Ireland
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.2
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
..
 
Israel 1
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
..
 
..
 
Italy
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
Japan
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Korea
3.1
 
..
 
..
 
3.0
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
2.6
 
..
 
Luxembourg
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
..
 
Mexico
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
..
 
Netherlands
2.2
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
1.9
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
..
 
New Zealand
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
1.8
 
..
 
Norway
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
..
 
..
 
Poland
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.4
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
..
 
Portugal
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.5
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
..
 
Slovenia
4.3
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
..
 
Spain
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
..
 
Sweden
2.6
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
..
 
..
 
Switzerland
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
..
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
1.9
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
..
 
United States
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
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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