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Medical institutions and number of beds

Unit: Number

Medical institutions and number of beds
Hospital 2016 2017 2018
Number of hospitals Number of beds Number of hospitals Number of beds Number of hospitals Number of beds
Total 2,018 38,967 2,062 39,143 2,099 39,025
General Hospital 21 6,959 21 6,992 22 7,427
Hospital 71 7,757 75 7,805 73 7,467
Health Clinics 878 2,714 899 2,789 915 2,403
Special Hospitals 2 374 4 820 4 776
Rehabilitation Hospitals 56 14,766 54 14,798 59 15,416
Dental Hospitals (Clinics) 583 19 607 33 626 21
Oriental Medicine Hospitals 90 6,348 80 5,737 79 5,480
Oriental Medical clinic 309 30 312 169 310 35
Others 8 10 11

Data : Health Policy Division

Division in Charge : Welfare&Health Bureau Health Policy Division

Contact : +82-62-613-3251

Public Health Centers

Unit: Number

Health Centers
Classification 2016 2017 2018
Health Center Branch Office of Health Center Health Care Center Health Center Branch Office of Health Center Health Care Center Health Center Branch Office of Health Center Health Care Center
Gwangju 5 4 10 5 4 10 5 4 10

Data : Health Policy Division

Division in Charge : Welfare&Health Bureau Health Policy Division

Contact : +82-62-613-3251

Social Welfare Facilities (based on updated data)

Unit : Number

Social Welfare Facilities (based on updated data)
Classification Total Welfare Facility for the Child Welfare Facility for the Elderly Welfare Facility for the Disabled
Number of Facilities Capacity (people) Number of Facilities Capacity (people) Number of Facilities Capacity (people) Number of Facilities Capacity (people)
2018 589 17,318 12 528 98 3,590 135 4,116
Dong-gu 59 2,467 6 245 13 464 11 604
Seo-gu 107 2,534 - - 17 655 34 357
Nam-gu 77 2,156 2 139 14 448 4 129
Buk-gu 198 5,322 2 80 30 895 40 1,455
Gwangsan-gu 148 4,839 2 64 24 1,128 46 1,571
*Other items are prepared by the Community Child Center, etc.
*Date: Social Welfare Division, Aging Social Policy Division, Welfare Division for the Disabled, Health Policy Division, and Gender Equality and Family Policy Bureau, Districts in Gwangju

Date: Health Policy Division

Division in Charge: Health Policy Division, Social Welfare Bureau

Contact: +82-62-613-3251