How Long to Stay in Hospital When Having AMI?

Average Length of Hospital Stay (Acute Myocardial Infarction) (days), 2013 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 28 countries in 2013, South Korea ranked the highest in average length of hospital stay for acute myocardial infarction with 13.1 days followed by Germany and Estonia. On the other end of the scale was Turkey with 4.90 days, Slovakia with 4.90 days and Australia with 5.40 days.

Data for more countries are available at Average Length of Hospital Stay (Acute Myocardial Infarction) indicator page.

Average Length of Hospital Stay (Acute Myocardial Infarction) Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Austria days 8.40 8.30 8.30 8.10 8.30
Chile days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.70 7.70 7.90 7.80 7.80 ...
Estonia days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.3 10.1 9.90 9.10 9.20
Finland days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 11.5 10.2 9.90 8.10 8.80
Germany days ... 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.6 10.4
Hungary days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8.70 8.90 8.60 8.30 8.40 ...
Ireland days ... ... 9.50 9.00 8.40 8.00 7.90
Italy days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.90 7.90 7.80 7.70 7.90
Lithuania days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
New Zealand days 9.20 8.50 9.90 9.10 9.80
Slovenia days ... ... ... ... 7.60 8.00 7.50 7.70 7.50
South Korea days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.7 14.0 10.4 11.6
Spain days 8.40 8.30 8.10 7.80 7.60
Switzerland days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.80 7.10 6.60 6.90 6.70 ...
United Kingdom days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8.90 8.80 8.40 8.10 7.60