Hospitals in Italy 2000-2016

Number of hospitals in Italy from 2000 to 2016

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 19, 2019
Hospitals in Italy 2000-2016 In Italy, the total number of hospitals gradually decreased over time. As a matter of fact, in 2000, there were 1,321 hospitals in the country, whereas in 2016, the number decreased to 1,090 hospitals. Also, the number of hospital beds declined during the period considered.  
 Hospitalization rates and causes 

In 2016,   heart failure was the main cause of hospitalization, followed by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Aosta Valley, Liguria and Campania were the regions with the highest hospitalization rates, whereas Calabria, Veneto and Sicily recorded the lowest rates nationwide.

Level of satisfaction for hospital services

As regards the level of satisfaction among patients for the services received, there was a remarkable gap between the public and the private sector. For instance, only 19.7 percent of patients treated in public facilities declared to be very satisfied with the cares received, against 35.7 percent of individuals who made the same statement about private hospitals.  
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Number of hospitals in Italy from 2000 to 2016

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Number of hospitals
20161,090
20151,115
20141,121
20131,135
20121,156
2011 1,184
2010 1,230
2009 1,241
2008 1,259
2007 1,271
2006 1,283
2005 1,295
2004 1,296
2003 1,281
2002 1,286
2001 1,307
20001,321
Number of hospitals
20161,090
20151,115
20141,121
20131,135
20121,156
2011 1,184
2010 1,230
2009 1,241
2008 1,259
2007 1,271
2006 1,283
2005 1,295
2004 1,296
2003 1,281
2002 1,286
2001 1,307
20001,321
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 19, 2019
In Italy, the total number of hospitals gradually decreased over time. As a matter of fact, in 2000, there were 1,321 hospitals in the country, whereas in 2016, the number decreased to 1,090 hospitals. Also, the number of hospital beds declined during the period considered.  
 Hospitalization rates and causes 

In 2016,   heart failure was the main cause of hospitalization, followed by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Aosta Valley, Liguria and Campania were the regions with the highest hospitalization rates, whereas Calabria, Veneto and Sicily recorded the lowest rates nationwide.

Level of satisfaction for hospital services

As regards the level of satisfaction among patients for the services received, there was a remarkable gap between the public and the private sector. For instance, only 19.7 percent of patients treated in public facilities declared to be very satisfied with the cares received, against 35.7 percent of individuals who made the same statement about private hospitals.  
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