In addition to lifestyle factors, health status is significantly influenced by the preparedness of the health care system. Health statistics provides data on the health status of the population, the presence of lifestyle risks having the strongest impact on the health of the population, the most common diseases and on how much the population does for their health. It monitors changes in the material, personnel and financial conditions that ensure the functioning of the different levels of the care system. Accident statistics takes account of traffic accidents in the country, in particular, it deals with road traffic accidents causing personal injury.
Health expenditure as a percentage of GDP
Health expenditure as a percentage of GDP calculated according to the international methodology of health accounts.
Number of hospital beds suitable for hospitalisation that can be actually used per ten thousand inhabitants
Number of hospital beds suitable for hospitalisation per ten thousand inhabitants. A hospital bed suitable for hospitalisation is an approved bed that has been suitable for hospitalisation for at least 6 months.
In the third quarter of 2019 the number of road traffic accidents involving personal injury slightly decreased (-1%) compared to the same period of the previous year. The number of serious accidents fell by 4.1%, and the number of fatal injuries by more than one-tenth. The number of accidents caused by drunk persons increased by 4.8%, of which drunk cyclists – in comparison with their participants in traffic – contributed much more to accidents.
This publication gives a comprehensive picture of the operation of national health care, medicine supply and numerous other related fields, too. The indexes reflecting the health status of the population include the registered diseases, the registered cared, the data on accidents and suicides, as well as the information on the access to health services. Health economic data and some key international indicators are also presented in this publication.