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Average beds opened in general hospitals in China: Growth in 2016

In comparison to the same time a year ago hospital beds went up by 5.8%, according to numbers released by China National Statistical Office. It's the highest value on record since 2010 as the variable grew by 207 489.25, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it increased by 6.28 percent. China saw a raise of 59.78% in hospital beds during the last 7 years. Furthermore, it has shown a 0.06% compound annual growth rate during the last five years with a modest overall rise since the start of time series. It averaged 3 090 031.18 from 2010 to 2016 and it attained its minimum of 2 367 033 in 2010.

Average beds opened in general hospitals in China: Growth in 2016
Date Number Variation
2016 3 782 150.25 5.8
2015 3 574 661.00 6.28
2014 3 363 323.25 7.73
2013 3 122 119.25 9.37
2012 2 854 665.50 11.24
2011 2 566 266.00 8.42
2010 2 367 033.00 N/A

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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