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Mental health care – share of psychiatric hospital beds

26/01/2018

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Logo Statistics ExplainedIn 2015, there were 72 hospital beds for psychiatric care per 100 000 inhabitants in the EU, equivalent to 14 % of all hospital beds.

This varied between EU Member States: Belgium with 174 hospital beds for psychiatric care per 100 000 inhabitants had the largest share, followed by Malta (132) and Germany (127). At the other end of the scale was Italy (9 psychiatric care beds per 100 000 inhabitants), Cyprus (22) and Ireland (35).

Further information is provided in the Statistics Explained article Mental health and related issues statistics.

 

Hospital beds - psychiatric care beds, 2015