Switzerland: Hospital beds per 1,000 people

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 Switzerland

Hospital beds per 1,000 people

 Latest value 4.48
 Year 2020
 Measure hospital beds
 Data availability 1998 - 2020
 Average 5.31
 Min - Max 4.48 - 6.63
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1998 to 2020. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 5.31 hospital beds with a minimum of 4.48 hospital beds in 2020 and a maximum of 6.63 hospital beds in 1998. The latest value from 2020 is 4.48 hospital beds. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 36 countries is 4.44 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
Switzerland - Hospital beds per 1,000 people - recent values

Historical chart
Switzerland - Hospital beds per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1998-2020




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Hospital beds 38,705 2020 hospital beds
 Hospital beds per 1,000 people 4.48 2020 hospital beds
 Nurse to hospital bed ratio 1.96 2019 nurse to bed ratio
 Doctors per 1,000 people 4.45 2021 doctors per 1,000 people
 Nurses per 1,000 people 18.37 2020 nurses per 1,000 people
 Midwives per 1,000 people 0.34 2020 midwives per 1,000 people
 Midwives per 1,000 live births 34.15 2020 midwives per 1,000 live births
 Dentists per 1,000 people 0.41 2019 dentists per 1,000 people
 Pharmacists per 1,000 people 0.67 2019 pharmacists per 1,000 people
 Computed tomography scanners 39.59 2020 scanners per million people
 Mammographs 29.64 2020 mammographs per million people
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