Non-expenditure health care data refer to the following.
• Health care staff
: Human resources available for providing health care services in the country, irrespective of the sector of employment (independent, employed by a hospital or any other health care provider).
• Health care facilities
: Data refer to available beds in hospitals and subcategories (such as curative care beds, rehabilitative care beds, etc.) and available beds in nursing and residential care facilities as well as medical technology and technical resources in hospitals.
Resource-related data refer to both human and technical resources.
• Health care staff: Personnel active in the health care sector (doctors, dentists, nurses, etc.).
• Health workforce migration: Doctors and nurses who change job locations.
• Health care facilities: Technical capacity dimensions (hospital beds, beds in nursing and residential care facilities, etc.).
Density rates are used to describe the availability of resources for the frequency of services provided
, expressed in per 100,000 inhabitants. They are calculated by dividing the absolute number of health care resources available or services rendered in a given period by the respective population in the same period, then multiplied by 100,000.
Health care staff
- Nurses and other care professionals
- Hospital health care employees
- Health workforce migration
Health care facilities
- Hospital beds by type of care
- Hospital beds by hospital ownership
- Beds in nursing and residential care facilities
- Medical technology
- Technical resources in hospital
See reference for more information.
Adapted from Health Care Resources. Metadata in Euro SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS) Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. 30/09/2021. Internet. Available at https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/hlth_res_esms.htm. Accessed on January 14, 2023.