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Health system

Hospitals (2022)

278

Beds

37 970

Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

180 818

 Hospitalisation rate (for 1000 inhabitants)

114.9

Nursing homes (2022)

 

Places

100 354

Jobs (in full-time equivalents)

100 640

Accommodation rate among persons aged ≥ 80 years (as at 31.12) (as a %)

13.6

Home care services (2022)

 

Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

28 056

Rate of recourse to home care among persons aged ≥ 80 years (as a %)

32.4

Medical practices and ambulatory centres

 

Doctors (in full-time equivalents) (2021)

19 004

Non-medical personnel (in full-time equivalents) (2021)

30 494

Medical consultations (at least one) as a % 1 (2022)

82,9

Dentists  

Number of dental practices2 (2021)

4 089

Dental consultations (at least one) as a % 1 (2017)

59,6

1 Population aged 15 or over living in a private household, Swiss Health Survey
2 STATENT

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