Which Country Has the Most Occupied Acute Care Beds?

Acute Care Occupancy (As of Available Beds) (%), 2010 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 25 countries in 2010, Israel ranked the highest in acute care occupancy as of available beds with 98.8% followed by Norway and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Netherlands with 52.8%, Mexico with 60.1% and Turkey with 63.3%.

Data for more countries are available at Acute Care Occupancy (As of Available Beds) indicator page.

Acute Care Occupancy (As of Available Beds) Unit 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Austria % 78.5% 78.5% 79.0% 78.6% 79.6%
Belgium % 74.7% 74.8% 74.1% 73.6% 74.0% ... ...
Canada % ... 91.0% 84.0% 84.0% 89.0% 93.0% ...
Chile % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 71.3% 71.9% 72.7% 74.6% 74.4%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 78.4% ... ... ...
France % 74.8% 73.5% 73.7% 73.9% 74.2%
Germany % ... 74.4% 74.5% 75.1% 76.0% 76.2%
Ireland % 85.4% 85.5% 86.7% 87.1% 88.8%
Israel % 95.4% 95.7% 95.0% 95.7% 95.8%
Italy % 76.4% 77.3% 78.0% 78.3% 78.8% ... ...
Japan % ... ... ... ... 79.3% 79.2% 77.8% 76.4% 75.7%
Norway % ... ... 86.4% 87.6% 88.5% 88.0% 89.9%
Spain % 78.8% 79.1% 78.2% 78.2% 77.7%
Switzerland % ... ... 86.3% 86.1% 86.8% 85.2% 88.2%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 83.8% 83.7% 83.5% 83.7% 84.8%