24.11.2022 - New statistical information
Hospital Statistics 2021
In 2021, 1.46 million hospital admissions were recorded in Swiss hospitals. After falling in 2020, this number almost reached the pre-pandemic level. In contrast, the 24.4 million outpatient consultations in 2021 represented a considerable increase compared with 2019 (+14.3%), to which consultations related solely to COVID-19 contributed significantly, erasing the decrease that occurred in 2020. Total hospital operating costs exceeded CHF 32.9 billion in 2021.