Number of hospitals reached 8,540 in 2013 in Japan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.292 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of hospitals in Japan reached an all time high of 10,096 in 1990 and an all time low of 8,540 in 2013.
Japan has been ranked 1st within the group of 26 countries we follow in terms of number of hospitals.
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.