Hospital Beds Per 1,000 People fell 4.1% to 2.34 beds in Sweden in 2016

Hospital Beds Per 1,000 People (beds)
Health Care | Sweden | May 17, 2019
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Hospital beds per 1,000 people reached 2.34 beds in 2016 in Sweden, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.1 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, hospital beds per 1,000 people in Sweden reached an all time high of 15.5 beds in 1981 and an all time low of 2.34 beds in 2016. When compared to Sweden's main peers, hospital beds per 1,000 people in Denmark amounted to 2.60 beds, 3.97 beds in Finland and 3.69 beds in Norway in 2016.

Sweden has been ranked 31st within the group of 33 countries we follow in terms of hospital beds per 1,000 people, 35 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialised hospitals and rehabilitation centres.

Hospital Beds Per 1,000 People Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia beds 3.80 3.75 3.74 3.80 3.81 ... ...
China beds 3.80 4.20 3.80 3.80 ... ... ...
Denmark beds 3.10 3.10 3.10 2.69 2.50
Finland beds 5.50 5.30 4.90 4.53 4.40 ...
Germany beds 8.20 8.20 8.30 8.23 8.13 ...
Iceland beds 3.30 3.30 3.20 3.20 3.12
Indonesia beds ... ... 0.900 0.900 0.900 1.20 ... ...
Japan beds 13.4 13.4 13.3 13.2 13.2 ...
Netherlands beds 4.40 4.25 4.18 4.00 3.80 ...
New Zealand beds 2.30 2.83 2.80 2.75 2.71
Norway beds 4.20 4.00 3.90 3.84 3.76 ...
Papua New Guinea beds ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia beds 8.60 8.40 8.20 ... ... ... ...
Sweden beds 2.70 2.60 2.60 2.54 2.44 ...
USA beds 2.90 2.90 2.90 2.83 2.80 ... ...