Since 2000, the number of hospitals in Lithuania has been steadily falling. In 2018, there were 95 hospitals in the country. In 2013, the number of hospitals in the country fell below one hundred and has remained below since then.
Lithuania’s expenditure on healthcare was 6.8 percent of GDP in 2018, this share has generally increased since 2000, albeit with some fluctuations in the intervening years. In comparison to other European countries, Lithuania ranked fairly low on the share of GDP spent on health. Switzerland had the highest share of expenditure on health, spending 12.1 percent of its GDP in this year.
Number of hospitals in Lithuania from 2000 to 2018