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Number of beds in health care institutions in China: Growth in 2016

The indicator grew by 5.63% compared with the previous year, according to adjusted figures published by China National Statistical Office. The variable increased by 39.53 ten thousand unit, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it climbed by 6.27%. It reached its 31-year high. China saw a raise of 189.19% in hospital beds during the last 31 years. Furthermore, it has had a 0.05% compound annual growth rate during the five years with a negligible overall growth since the 1986. It averaged 385.96 ten thousand unit from 1986 to 2016 and it attained its minimum of 256.25 ten thousand unit in 1986.

Number of beds in health care institutions in China: Growth in 2016
Date Ten Thousand Unit Variation
2016 741.05 5.63
2015 701.52 6.27
2014 660.12 6.78
2013 618.19 7.98
2012 572.48 10.95
2011 515.99 7.79
2010 478.68 8.38
2009 441.66 9.36
2008 403.87 9.12
2007 370.11 5.39

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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