Number of hospitals in Switzerland 2000-2016

Number of hospitals in Switzerland from 2000 to 2016

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 6, 2019
Number of hospitals in Switzerland 2000-2016 The number of hospitals in Switzerland has declined since the year 2000. In 2016, there were 283 hospitals in the country, which represents an almost 25 percent decrease from the 376 hospitals that were in operation in 2000.
Healthcare workers in Switzerland

Although the number of hospitals in Switzerland has been declining, the quantity of personnel working within them have been increasing. The number of physicians in Switzerland increased by over sixteen thousand in the period between 2000 and 2016. Furthermore, the number of practicing nurses was over 142.5 thousand in 2016, an increase of around 59 thousand nurses since 2000.

Spending indicators on health

In comparison to other European countries, Switzerland had the highest expenditure on health as a share of GDP in 2016. At 12.2 percent, this placed Switzerland ahead of France and Germany who spent 11.5 and 11.1 percent respectively of their GDP on healthcare.
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Number of hospitals in Switzerland from 2000 to 2016

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Number of hospitals
2016283
2015288
2014289
2013293
2012298
2011300
2010300
2009313
2008318
2007321
2006333
2005337
2004345
2003354
2002365
2001366
2000376
Number of hospitals
2016283
2015288
2014289
2013293
2012298
2011300
2010300
2009313
2008318
2007321
2006333
2005337
2004345
2003354
2002365
2001366
2000376
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 6, 2019
The number of hospitals in Switzerland has declined since the year 2000. In 2016, there were 283 hospitals in the country, which represents an almost 25 percent decrease from the 376 hospitals that were in operation in 2000.
Healthcare workers in Switzerland

Although the number of hospitals in Switzerland has been declining, the quantity of personnel working within them have been increasing. The number of physicians in Switzerland increased by over sixteen thousand in the period between 2000 and 2016. Furthermore, the number of practicing nurses was over 142.5 thousand in 2016, an increase of around 59 thousand nurses since 2000.

Spending indicators on health

In comparison to other European countries, Switzerland had the highest expenditure on health as a share of GDP in 2016. At 12.2 percent, this placed Switzerland ahead of France and Germany who spent 11.5 and 11.1 percent respectively of their GDP on healthcare.
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