Which Country Has the Most Hospitals?

Number of Hospitals, 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2014, Japan ranked the highest in number of hospitals with 8,540 followed by USA and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 8.00, Luxembourg with 12.0 and Slovenia with 29.0.

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

Number of Hospitals Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Australia ... ... ... ... 1,314 1,320 1,334 1,345 1,345 ...
Austria 270 267 267 268 273
Canada ... ... 730 724 724 724 725 ...
Chile ... ... ... ... ... ... 408 418 402 415 385
France ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,845 2,790 2,757 2,707 2,681
Germany 3,326 3,322 3,324 3,301 3,278
Italy 1,271 1,259 1,241 1,230 1,184 ...
Japan 8,862 8,794 8,739 8,670 8,605
Mexico 4,344 4,379 4,406 4,456 4,430
Poland 916 896 916 953 968
South Korea ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,240 2,512 2,666 2,809 3,064
Spain 764 767 770 765 763
Switzerland 321 318 313 300 300
Turkey 1,275 1,308 1,347 1,397 1,410
USA 5,708 5,815 5,795 5,754 5,724 ...