Table 2 Data describing numbers of adult acute care, intermediate care and intensive care beds per European country

From: The variability of critical care bed numbers in Europe

  Acute care bedsa Acute care beds/100,000 population Intermediate care (IMCU) beds Intensive care (ICU) beds Critical care beds ICU and IMCU beds/100,000 population ICU beds as % of acute care beds GDP ($million)/ICU beds
Andorra 188 224     6 7.1 3.2 482.2
Austria 48,446 635 569 1,264 1,833 21.8 3.4 205.9
Belgium 50,156 456     1,755 15.9 3.5 266.5
Bulgaria 57,460 766     913 12.2 1.6 52.2
Croatia 15,629 353     650 14.7 4.2 93.6
Cyprus 2,813 350 9 83 92 11.4 3.3 251.9
Czech Republic 91,068 865     1,227 11.6 1.3 156.5
Denmark 17,124 308     372 6.7 2.2 833.0
Estonia 5,096 380 72 124 196 14.6 3.8 98.2
Finland 12,442 231 28 301 329 6.1 2.6 727.0
France 232,821 358 3,471 4,069 7,540 11.6 3.2 339.9
Germany 469,791 575     23,890 29.2 5.1 137.6
Greece 44,411 392 30 650 680 6.0 1.5 449.1
Hungary 41,574 416     1,374 13.8 3.3 94.9
Iceland 1,169 367     29 9.1 2.5 434.3
Ireland 12,202 272 88 201 289 6.5 2.4 716.2
Italy 201,932 333     7,550 12.5 3.7 272.2
Latvia 11,833 531     217 9.7 1.8 110.7
Lithuania 17,061 526     502 15.5 2.9 72.5
Luxembourg 2,511 204 27 100 127 24.8 5.1 432.7
The Netherlands 56,085 337     1,065 6.4 1.9 733.0
Norway 13,639 277     395 8.0 2.9 1,045.5
Poland 156,662 410     2,635 6.9 1.7 178.1
Portugal 31,722 298   451  451 4.2 1.4 508.1
Romania 108,611 507 2,574 2,000 4,574 21.4 4.2 35.3
Slovakia 32,560 599     500 9.2 1.5 174.9
Slovenia 7,656 373     131 6.4 1.7 364.4
Spain 124,194 269     4,479 9.7 3.6 314.8
Sweden 26,131 278     550 5.8 2.1 834.0
Switzerland 28,096 357     866 11.0 3.1 609.6
UK 147,809 237 1,737 2,377 4,114 6.6 2.8 547.0
  1. aWorld Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (2009)