Mean length of stay in UK hospitals

This chart shows the mean length of stay in hospital in the four countries of the UK for the years between 2009/10 to 2012/13.

Chart

Published: 14/11/2014

The mean length of stay in hospital has fallen in all countries of the UK. However there is significant variation among the nations. 

In 2012/13, the mean length of stay in hospital ranged from 4.7 in Scotland in 2012/13 to 7.5 in Wales.

Source

Information Service Division;  N.Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.