Canada: Hospital beds

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Canada

Hospital beds

 Latest value 96,849
 Year 2020
 Measure hospital beds
 Data availability 1976 - 2020
 Average 131,218
 Min - Max 92,462 - 174,978
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1976 to 2020. The average value for Canada during that period was 131218 hospital beds with a minimum of 92462 hospital beds in 2017 and a maximum of 174978 hospital beds in 1986. The latest value from 2020 is 96849 hospital beds. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 36 countries is 356986 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
Canada - Hospital beds - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Hospital beds - historical chart - 1976-2020




Definition: The total number of hospital beds in the country.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Hospital beds 96,849 2020 hospital beds
 Hospital beds per 1,000 people 2.55 2020 hospital beds
 Nurse to hospital bed ratio 2.52 2019 nurse to bed ratio
 Doctors per 1,000 people 2.77 2021 doctors per 1,000 people
 Nurses per 1,000 people 10.06 2020 nurses per 1,000 people
 Dentists per 1,000 people 0.65 2020 dentists per 1,000 people
 Pharmacists per 1,000 people 1.04 2020 pharmacists per 1,000 people
 Physiotherapists per 1,000 people 0.67 2020 physiotherapists per 1,000 people
 Computed tomography scanners 14.60 2019 scanners per million people
 Magnetic resonance imaging units 10.05 2019 MRI units per million people
 Mammographs 17.47 2021 mammographs per million people
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