Number of hospitals reached 3,183 in 2013 in Germany, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.42 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of hospitals in Germany reached an all time high of 3,698 in 1995 and an all time low of 3,183 in 2013. When compared to Germany's main peers, number of hospitals in Austria amounted to 278, 191 in Belgium, 3,382 in France and 1,072 in Poland in 2013.
Germany has been ranked 5th within the group of 26 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.