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Table 2 The German states, size, population and hospitals in 2004

From: Evaluating compulsory minimum volume standards in Germany: how many hospitals were compliant in 2004?

German states surface* (km2) inhabitants* (millions) inhabitants*/km2 acute care hospitals with quality report acute care hospitals with minimum volumes
Baden-Württemberg 35,752 10,7 299 212 54 (25%)
Bavaria 70,549 12,4 176 306 48 (16%)
Berlin 892 3,4 3811 53 26 (49%)
Brandenburg 29,478 2,6 88 49 11 (22%)
Bremen 404 0,66 1633 12 9 (75%)
Hamburg 755 1,7 2251 35 12 (34%)
Hesse 21,115 6,1 287 130 27 (21%)
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 23,179 1,7 73 30 7 (23%)
Lower Saxony 47,620 8,0 168 173 41 (25%)
North Rhine-Westphalia 34,084 18,1 531 369 143 (24%)
Rhineland-Palatinate 19,854 4,1 207 91 22 (25%)
Saarland 2,569 1,1 428 25 6 (24%)
Saxony 18,415 4,3 233 75 27 (36%)
Saxony-Anhalt 20,446 2,5 122 45 15 (33%)
Schleswig-Holstein 15,763 2,8 178 61 17 (28%)
Thuringia 16,172 2.4 148 44 20 (45%)
Germany total 357,046 82,5 231 1710 485 (28%)
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