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Number of beds in specialized public health institutions in China: Rise in 2016

China National Statistical Office reported that in 2016 the variable slightly increased by 4.61 percent. It illustrates the all-time maximum since 2000 as hospital beds climbed barely from 23.63 ten thousand unit to 24.72 ten thousand unit, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it rose by 5.96%. China saw a raise of 108.43% in hospital beds during the last 17 years. Moreover, it has had a growth at a 0.05% average annual growth rate over the 5 years with a sharp overall increase since the 2000. It averaged 16.37 ten thousand unit from 2000 to 2016 and it hit its minimum of 11.86 ten thousand unit in 2000.

Number of beds in specialized public health institutions in China: Rise in 2016
Date Ten Thousand Unit Variation
2016 24.72 4.61
2015 23.63 5.96
2014 22.30 3.77
2013 21.49 8.43
2012 19.82 11.29
2011 17.81 8.27
2010 16.45 6.82
2009 15.40 5.05
2008 14.66 10.31
2007 13.29 -1.56

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Main Hospital Indicators

  • Hospital Discharge

    Releases of patients who have stayed at least one night in hospital, usually measured per 100,000 inhabitants. It includes deaths in hospital following inpatient care. Same-day discharges are usually excluded. Hospital discharge rate measures the number of patients who leave a hospital after receiving care. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • In Patient Average Length Of Stay

    Average number of days that patients spend in hospital for any cause. It is generally measured by dividing the total number of days stayed by all inpatients during a year by the number of admissions or discharges. Day cases are excluded. It is often used as an indicator of hospital efficiency. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Surgical Procedures Performed

    Number of performed surgical procedures, usually measured per year and per 100,000 persons. It refers to all invasive therapies performed as in-patient surgery. The latter is defined as a surgical operation or procedure which is performed with an overnight stay in an in-patient institution. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Hospital Beds

    Number of inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases beds for both acute and chronic care are included. It is usually measured per 1,000 or 100,000 inhabitants. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Surgery Waiting Time

    Elapsed time in days for patients on the non-emergency (elective) surgery waiting list from the date they were added to the waiting list for the procedure (following specialist assessment) to a designated census date. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Hospital Expenditure

  • Hospital Occupancy Rate

    Average number of days when hospital bed was occupied as percent of available 365 days. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Breast Screening Coverage

    Percentage of women 40 years of age and over who had a mammogram within the past 2 years. Based on: U.S. National Cancer Institute.

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Coverage

    Percentage of women aged 21-65 years who have not had a hysterectomy and who had a Pap test within the past 3 years. Based on: U.S. National Cancer Institute.

  • Hospital Operation Units

  • Hospital Revenue