Which Country Has the Most Hospital Beds per Population?

Hospital Beds Per 1,000 People (beds), 2019 or latest
Health Care | December 30, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 94 countries in 2019, Japan ranked the highest in hospital beds per 1,000 people with 13.0 beds followed by South Korea and Mongolia. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with 0.390 beds, Niger with 0.390 beds and Guatemala with 0.440 beds.

Data for more countries are available at Hospital Beds Per 1,000 People indicator page.

Hospital Beds Per 1,000 People Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Austria beds 7.67 7.64 7.58 7.54 7.42
Bulgaria beds 6.61 6.82 7.13 7.24 7.27 ...
Czech Republic beds 6.93 6.70 6.68 6.67 6.66
France beds 6.34 6.28 6.20 6.13 6.06
Germany beds 8.34 8.28 8.23 8.13 8.06 ...
Hungary beds 7.00 7.04 6.98 6.99 7.00
Japan beds 13.4 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.1
Lithuania beds 7.45 7.31 7.26 6.97 6.69
Mongolia beds ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.00 6.78 6.79 7.00 7.00 ...
Poland beds ... 6.63 6.61 6.63 6.63 6.64
Romania beds 6.60 6.67 6.71 6.79 6.84 ...
Russia beds 9.30 9.07 8.81 8.35 8.16
Serbia beds ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.44 5.50 5.52 5.58 5.59 ...
Slovakia beds 5.91 5.80 5.79 5.75 5.78
South Korea beds 10.3 10.9 11.6 11.6 12.0