Number of hospitals reached 3,450 in 2013 in South Korea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.61 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of hospitals in South Korea reached an all time high of 3,450 in 2013 and an all time low of 1,133 in 2001.
South Korea has been ranked 3rd within the group of 26 countries we follow in terms of number of hospitals, 3 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.