USA: Hospital beds

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 USA

Hospital beds

 Latest value 919,559
 Year 2019
 Measure hospital beds
 Data availability 1960 - 2019
 Average 1,176,142
 Min - Max 894,574 - 1,704,000
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 1176142 hospital beds with a minimum of 894574 hospital beds in 2016 and a maximum of 1704000 hospital beds in 1965. The latest value from 2019 is 919559 hospital beds. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 39 countries is 376835 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
USA - Hospital beds - Recent values chart

Historical chart
USA - Hospital beds - historical chart - 1960-2019




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

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