Hospitals in Belgium 2000-2018

Since 2000, the number of hospitals in Belgium has declined nearly year-on-year. There were 228 hospitals in Belgium in the year 2000 and by 2018 this figure had fallen to 174. This is a drop of over 23 percent in the provided time period.

Healthcare workers in Belgium

Although the number of healthcare institutions in Belgium has decreased, the number of personnel working increased. The number of healthcare workers in Belgium in the period 2000 to 2016 has increased by over two hundred thousand. Furthermore, the number of practicing nurses in Belgium increased by around 35 thousand since the year 2000.

Spending indicators on health

Belgium’s expenditure on healthcare amounted to 10 percent of its’ GDP in 2017. It has been increasing overall since 1980. In comparison to other European countries, Belgium ranked relatively high on the share of GDP spent on health expenditures. Switzerland had the highest share of expenditure on health, spending 12.2 percent of its GDP in the regarded year. 

Number of hospitals in Belgium from 2000 to 2018

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Belgium

Survey time period

2000 to 2018

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