DEFINITION: Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases beds for both acute and chronic care are included.
|1||Russia||10.5 per 1,000 people||2003|
|2||Ukraine||8.8 per 1,000 people||2003|
|3||Lithuania||8.7 per 1,000 people||2003|
|=4||Hungary||7.8 per 1,000 people||2003|
|=4||Latvia||7.8 per 1,000 people||2003|
|6||Romania||6.6 per 1,000 people||2003|
|7||Bulgaria||6.3 per 1,000 people||2003|
|=8||Estonia||6 per 1,000 people||2002|
|=8||Indonesia||6 per 1,000 people||1998|
|10||Poland||5.6 per 1,000 people||2002|
|11||Argentina||4.1 per 1,000 people||2000|
|12||Brazil||2.7 per 1,000 people||2002|
|=13||Turkey||2.6 per 1,000 people||2005|
|=13||Chile||2.6 per 1,000 people||2002|
|15||China||2.45 per 1,000 people||2005|
|16||Thailand||2.2 per 1,000 people||1999|
|17||Malaysia||1.9 per 1,000 people||2001|
|18||Peru||1.4 per 1,000 people||2003|
|19||Colombia||1.1 per 1,000 people||2003|
|=20||Mexico||1 per 1,000 people||2003|
|=20||Philippines||1 per 1,000 people||2001|
|22||India||0.9 per 1,000 people||2003|
|23||Venezuela||0.8 per 1,000 people||2001|
|24||Pakistan||0.7 per 1,000 people||2003|
Interesting observations about Health > Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people
- 11 of the top 15 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are European.
- 12 of the top 16 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are Cold countries'.
- Japan has ranked in the top 2 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1993.
- Monaco has had the highest hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1992.
- Belarus has ranked in the top 2 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1997.
- Russia has ranked in the top 3 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1999.
- 2 of the top 5 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are East Asian and Pacific.
- China ranked second last for hospital beds > per 1,000 people amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
- Iceland has ranked in the top 7 for hospital beds > per 1,000 people since 1970.
- 7 of the top 18 countries by hospital beds > per 1,000 people are NATO.