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Health system

Hospitals (2016)

283

      Beds

38'058

      Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

161'945

      Hospitalisation rate (for 1000 inhabitants)

121,0

Nursing homes (2016)

 

      Places

97'127

      Jobs (in full-time equivalents)

92'484

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

16,0

Home care services (2016)

 

      Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

21'261

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

28,1

Doctors in the outpatient sector

 

     Number of doctors1 (2016)

18'473

     Medical consultations (at least one) as a % 2 (2012)

78,4

Dentists  

     Number of dentists3 (2016)

4'217

     Dental consultations (at least one) as a % 2 (2012)

62,9

1 Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
2. Population aged 15 or over living in a private household, Swiss Health Survey 2012
3 Swiss Dental Association (SSO)

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