Number of hospitals reached 1,347 in 2012 in Australia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.149 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of hospitals in Australia reached an all time high of 1,347 in 2012 and an all time low of 1,251 in 1998.
Australia has been ranked 8th within the group of 31 countries we follow in terms of number of hospitals, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Hospitals comprise licensed establishments primarily engaged in providing medical, diagnostic, and treatment services that include physician, nursing, and other health services to in-patients and the specialised accommodation services required by in-patients.