Which Country Has the Most Hospital Beds?

Number of Hospital Beds (beds), 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 2, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 40 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in number of hospital beds with 4,578,600 beds followed by Japan and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 1,038 beds, Luxembourg with 2,746 beds and Estonia with 6,597 beds.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Hospital Beds indicator page.

Number of Hospital Beds Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Brazil beds ... 466,279 465,822 468,823 462,129 459,776 ...
China beds 2,675,100 2,882,900 3,120,800 3,387,400 3,705,100
France beds ... ... ... ... 450,615 443,008 429,674 416,710 414,204
Germany beds 677,799 674,420 674,830 674,473 672,573
India beds ... ... 482,522 494,510 540,328 576,793 784,940
Indonesia beds ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 141,603 137,070 149,826
Italy beds 228,286 223,015 218,264 215,980 208,854 ...
Japan beds 1,775,316 1,755,971 1,743,293 1,730,215 1,712,439
Mexico beds 180,583 180,953 179,340 182,007 183,528
Poland beds ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 244,877 252,375 253,815 251,456 252,281
Russia beds 1,521,656 1,398,495 1,373,416 1,339,492 1,347,080
South Korea beds 352,540 379,074 403,932 432,876 475,744
Turkey beds ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 162,100 167,283 172,738 184,339 188,047
USA beds 945,199 951,045 944,277 941,995 924,333 ...
United Kingdom beds ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 207,787 205,973 203,325 183,849 182,103