Number of hospitals in Turkey 2006-2017

In 2017, there were 1,518 inpatient medical institutions in Turkey. Between 2006 and 2015, the number of institutions increased year-on-year, jumping from approximately 1.2 thousand to 1,533 in this time period. Although the number slightly decreased in 2016, it remains a relatively high figure in the context of the provided time interval.

Healthcare personnel in Turkey

Alongside this rise in hospitals in the country, the number of physicians employed has also increased since 2009. Going from approximately 118.6 thousand in this year, to almost 150 thousand in 2017. As a ratio, this results in an average of 539 citizens to each physician in Turkey.

Interactions with the health system in Turkey

In a survey of Turkish individuals in 2018, it was found that 31 percent of respondents consult with a healthcare physician three time or more in a year. While overall, over 70 percent visit a physician at least once a year. Additionally, 46 percent of those surveyed rated the healthcare in Turkey as good, compared to 16 percent who rated it as poor.

Number of inpatient medical institutions in Turkey from 2006 to 2017

Number of insitutions
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Release date

May 2019



Survey time period

2006 to 2017

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