Number of hospitals reached 389 in 2013 in Chile, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.30 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of hospitals in Chile reached an all time high of 420 in 2001 and an all time low of 384 in 2012.
Chile has been ranked 9th within the group of 26 countries we follow in terms of number of hospitals, 4 places above 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.