Hospitals in Hungary 2000-2018

In 2018, there were 165 hospitals in Hungary. Although this is the lowest number of hospitals in the provided time interval the number of hospitals in the country has remained quite stable since the year 2000. The peak number of hospitals occurred in 2004 and 2005 at 182.

Healthcare workers in Hungary

Although the number of healthcare institutions has slightly fallen in Hungary, the number of personnel working within the sector has overall increased. The number of physicians employed in Hungary in the period 2000 to 2016 experienced some large fluctuations but ultimately increased from around 27.4 thousand to 31.5 thousand in the seventeen-year period. Specifically, the number of practicing nurses has increased year-on-year since the year 2000 and amounted to almost 63.2 thousand in 2016.

Attitudes towards healthcare in Hungary

The Hungarian public generally have a negative view of the healthcare offered in their country. In a 2018 survey, 42 percent of respondents in Hungary rated the quality of their accessible healthcare as poor while only 20 percent regarded it as good. Furthermore, only 13 percent of surveyed individuals trust the healthcare in their country to provide the best treatment compared to 63 percent who don’t.

Number of hospitals in Hungary from 2000 to 2018

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Release date

July 2020



Survey time period

2000 to 2018

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