Data and indicators presented here give an effective comparison of the situation in the 28 European Member States plus Switzerland and Serbia, comparing both the last available values and the trends over the last five to ten years.
They give interesting hints regarding the situation of the European hospitals: activity, capacity and healthcare workforce.
All data and indicators are extracted from the most authoritative comparative sources; the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Total and inpatient health expenditure
Number of hospitals
Number of hospital beds
Acute care hospital beds in EU15 and EU13
Acute care – Average length of stay
Acute care – Admissions per 100 inhabitants02_Acute-care-hosp-admis-per-100-pop
Physicians and nurses per 100,000 inhabitants04_Phys-and-nurs-per-100-000
Physicians working in hospitals06_Phys-working-in-hospitals
Total number of nurses and midwives08_Nurses-and-midwives
Hospital activities – Inpatient surgical procedure11_Inpatient-surgical-procedures
Healthcare activities – Caesarean sections12_Caesarian-sections