Belgium: Hospital beds per 1,000 people

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 Belgium

Hospital beds per 1,000 people

 Latest value 5.51
 Year 2021
 Measure hospital beds
 Data availability 1988 - 2021
 Average 6.49
 Min - Max 5.51 - 7.68
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1988 to 2021. The average value for Belgium during that period was 6.49 hospital beds with a minimum of 5.51 hospital beds in 2021 and a maximum of 7.68 hospital beds in 1988. The latest value from 2021 is 5.51 hospital beds. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 9 countries is 3.49 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
Belgium - Hospital beds per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Hospital beds per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1988-2021




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


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 Hospital beds 63,634 2021 hospital beds
 Hospital beds per 1,000 people 5.51 2021 hospital beds
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 Doctors per 1,000 people 3.21 2020 doctors per 1,000 people
 Nurses per 1,000 people 11.07 2018 nurses per 1,000 people
 Midwives per 1,000 people 0.73 2019 midwives per 1,000 people
 Midwives per 1,000 live births 71.51 2019 midwives per 1,000 live births
 Dentists per 1,000 people 0.77 2020 dentists per 1,000 people
 Pharmacists per 1,000 people 1.29 2020 pharmacists per 1,000 people
 Physiotherapists per 1,000 people 2.09 2020 physiotherapists per 1,000 people
 Computed tomography scanners 24.58 2021 scanners per million people
 Magnetic resonance imaging units 11.42 2021 MRI units per million people
 Mammographs 36.40 2020 mammographs per million people
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