Australia: Hospital beds per 1,000 people

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 Australia

Hospital beds per 1,000 people

 Latest value 3.84
 Year 2016
 Measure hospital beds
 Data availability 1960 - 2016
 Average 6.18
 Min - Max 3.74 - 9.65
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from 1960 to 2016. The average value for Australia during that period was 6.18 hospital beds with a minimum of 3.74 hospital beds in 2013 and a maximum of 9.65 hospital beds in 1960. The latest value from 2016 is 3.84 hospital beds. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 41 countries is 4.53 hospital beds. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Australia - Hospital beds per 1,000 people - recent values

Historical chart
Australia - Hospital beds per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1960-2016




Definition: The number of hospital beds per 1,000 residents of the country.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Hospital beds 92,826 2016 hospital beds
 Hospital beds per 1,000 people 3.84 2016 hospital beds
 Doctors per 1,000 people 3.90 2020 doctors per 1,000 people
 Nurses per 1,000 people 12.26 2020 nurses per 1,000 people
 Midwives per 1,000 people 0.80 2020 midwives per 1,000 people
 Midwives per 1,000 live births 69.43 2019 midwives per 1,000 live births
 Dentists per 1,000 people 0.61 2020 dentists per 1,000 people
 Pharmacists per 1,000 people 0.91 2020 pharmacists per 1,000 people
 Physiotherapists per 1,000 people 1.09 2020 physiotherapists per 1,000 people
 Computed tomography scanners 69.43 2021 scanners per million people
 Magnetic resonance imaging units 14.96 2021 MRI units per million people
 Mammographs 20.59 2021 mammographs per million people
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