Health and health care in 2020

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Date of publication: 31.12.2021
Date modified: 04.01.2023
Frequency of publication: annual edition

Results of research on the health condition of the Polish population and research on the infrastructure and functioning of the health care system, conducted within the Polish Public Statistics framework.

The analytical description includes information on the health condition of the population, e.g. incidence of selected diseases, reasons for hospital admission, as well as information on health care infrastructure. In particular, on the status and activity of health care facilities and medical practices, about the medical staff, on health care facilities conducting medical activities in the field of inpatient and outpatient care, pharmacies, pharmaceutical outlets, blood donation, emergency help and emergency medical services as well as about occupational medicine.

The basic characteristics of these facilities are, among others: types of entities, number of beds, places, ambulances, consultations, patients, length of stay in hospital wards.

Moreover, selected data on health care expenditure and the results of the National Health Account. Additionally, studies on the territorial dimension of the COVID-19 pandemic in Poland.

Apart from the tabular part: synthesis of research results, methodological notes, explanations of the terms used in the study, graphic presentation of the described phenomena.

Correction of data

Correction of legend map 18 from page 156.

By: voivodships, powiats, sex, age groups of patients, types of entities, types of benefits