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.
Data related on settlements and districts of Budapest in the Dissemination database are updated twice this year, as such part of the 2019 serial settlement and district data, among others about number of family doctors and family pediatricians, as well as services provided and pharmacies are available from 31 July, four months earlier than it was customary before.
Due to the new coronavirus epidemic, lockdown restrictions were imposed, reducing road vehicle traffic, resulting in 8.3% fewer, 2,880, accidents on domestic roads in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year. Fatal accidents fell by a fifth (from 106 to 85), accidents involving serious injuries by 12% and accidents with minor injuries by 6.2%.
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.