Hospital beds per 1,000 people reached 12.3 beds in 2017 in South Korea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.29 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, hospital beds per 1,000 people in South Korea reached an all time high of 12.4 beds in 2018 and an all time low of 1.70 beds in 1980. When compared to South Korea's main peers, hospital beds per 1,000 people in China amounted to 4.31 beds and 13.1 beds in Japan in 2017.
South Korea has been ranked 2nd within the group of 96 countries we follow in terms of hospital beds per 1,000 people, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialised hospitals and rehabilitation centres.