Number of hospitals reached 720 in 2012 in Canada, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.690 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of hospitals in Canada reached an all time high of 907 in 1995 and an all time low of 720 in 2012. When compared to Canada's main peers, number of hospitals in Australia amounted to 1,347, 4,421 in Mexico and 5,723 in USA in 2012.
Canada has been ranked 12th 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.