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Health care facilities and staff

Hospitals in Austria
2022
264
Headcount of the non-medical health professions in Austria's hospitals
2022
97 515
Practising doctors
2022
49 521

According to the Federal Act on Hospitals and Sanatoria (KAKuG), hospitals include general hospitals, special hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, convalescent homes, nursing homes for the chronically ill and sanatoria. Independent outpatient clinics are not included. The source of data is the hospital statistics compiled by the Ministry of Health. In addition to providing data on hospitals according to public law, legal entities and care functions, the statistics include the number of beds (officially approved or systemised beds as well as beds actually set up) as well as information on the medical and non-medical health care staff in hospitals.

Information on the number of practising physicians provides an insight into the medical care situation of the Austrian population. The data is provided by the Austrian Medical and Dental Associations.

S: Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (as at 31.12. of year of reporting). Compiled on 3 October 2023.

S: Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (as at 31.12. of year of reporting). Compiled on 26 September 2023. – Professional nurses: since 2004 cardiological services are included. – Medical technical and assistant professionals, medical masseur: since 2004 medical masseur included. – Nursing assistants and caring personals: up to 2003 medical masseur included.

S: Austrian Medical Association (as of 31.12.2022), Austrian Dental Association (as of 31.01.2023). Compiled on 20 September 2023. – General practitioners: as of reporting year 2002, licensed physicians and licensed general practitioners are included. – Specialist: Until 2001, doctors of general medicine with specialisation are included; from 2002 onwards, only specialists are included. – Until 2001, doctors of general medicine with specialisation are included, from 2002 onwards only specialists. – Doctors in training: interns.

S: Austrian Medical Association (as of 31.12.2022), Austrian Dental Association (as of 31.01.2023). Compiled on 20 September 2023. – Doctors in training: interns.

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