Number of hospitals reached 3,382 in 2013 in France, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 27.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of hospitals in France reached an all time high of 3,382 in 2013 and an all time low of 2,657 in 2012. When compared to France's main peers, number of hospitals in Belgium amounted to 191, 3,183 in Germany and 764 in Spain in 2013.
France has been ranked 4th within the group of 26 countries we follow in terms of number of hospitals, 1 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.