World's Best Hospital 2020

Hospital Beds
1Royal Melbourne Hospital - Parkville90.7%Melbourne 571
2The Alfred90.0%Melbourne 638
3Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital89.5%Brisbane 1,000
4Royal Prince Alfred Hospital89.4%Sydney 911
5St Vincent's Hospital - Fitzroy88.3%Melbourne 880
6Royal North Shore Hospital86.3%Sydney 713
7Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital86.3%Perth 600
8Gold Coast University Hospital86.2%Gold Coast 870
9The Prince Charles Hospital86.1%Brisbane 630
10Princess Alexandra Hospital86.1%Brisbane 750
11St Vincent’s Hospital - Darlinghurst85.4%Sydney 402
12Westmead Hospital85.2%Sydney 958
13Monash Medical Centre - Clayton84.1%Melbourne 640
14Austin Hospital - Heidelberg84.1%Melbourne 400
15Prince of Wales Hospital83.9%Sydney 450
16Royal Darwin Hospital83.7%Darwin 360
17The Townsville Hospital83.3%Townsville 460
18St Vincent's Private - Sydney82.9%Sydney 270
19The Wesley Hospital82.1%Brisbane 538
20Mater Hospital Brisbane80.9%Brisbane 323
21John Hunter Hospital80.8%Newcastle 650
22Prince of Wales Private Hospital80.2%Sydney 168
23Royal Adelaide Hospital79.9%Adelaide 800
24Greenslopes Private Hospital79.2%Brisbane 676
25The Canberra Hospital79.1%Canberra 600
26Flinders Medical Centre79.0%Adelaide 580
27Auburn Hospital77.4%Sydney 155
28North Shore Private Hospital77.1%Sydney 313
29St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital77.0%Brisbane 250
30Concord Hospital76.9%Sydney 750
31Royal Perth Hospital - Wellington Street Campus76.7%Perth 436
32Liverpool Hospital76.3%Sydney 855
33Western Hospital - Footscray76.2%Melbourne 290
34Darwin Private Hospital76.2%Darwin 104
35The Bendigo Hospital76.0%Bendigo 724
36Werribee Mercy Hospital76.0%Werribee 298
37Cabrini Health - Malvern75.8%Melbourne 508
38Beleura Private Hospital75.4%Mornington 157
39Sunshine Hospital75.4%Melbourne 600
40Robina Hospital75.3%Gold Coast 403
41Lismore Hospital75.2%Lismore 260
42Gosford Hospital74.9%Gosford 484
43Fiona Stanley Hospital74.3%Perth 783

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Global Board of Medical Experts:

The global board of medical experts was founded by Statista to support the World's Best Hospital Project. The board is an independent body that is tasked with the continuous development of the quality and scope of the project. Current members of the board of experts are listed here.


The World's Best Hospitals 2020 ranking lists the best hospitals in 20 countries (and one city-state): United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Israel, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Thailand, Australia and Brazil.

The rankings are based on recommendations from medical professionals, results from patient surveys and key medical performance indicators.

Statista, in collaboration with trusted insurance provider GeoBlue, invited tens of thousands of medical professionals in the selected countries to an online survey from September to November 2019. The survey was also promoted on

The number of awards per country varied based on the number of hospitals and data availability. The U.S. had the most hospitals awarded, with 300, and U.S. hospitals are also recognized with a best in state award.

Scores are comparable only between hospitals in the same country. The study includes a Global Top 100 list.

Specialized hospitals, like heart or cancer hospitals, are displayed in a separate list, sorted alphabetically.

Download the full methodology here.

Download the methodology overview here.


1 - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center: These hospitals reported discrepancies in the medical KPI data that was used to determine scores. No medical KPI was used to determine the score for this hospital. The score relies on patient satisfaction data and recommendations from medical experts.

2 - kbo-Isar-Amper-Klinikum - München-Nord, Polyclinique du Parc Rambot - Provencale, Hôpital Bellevue, Clinique des Cèdres, Hôpital Emile Muller, Istituto Clinico Scientifico Maugeri - Veruno, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Ospedale Santa Croce e Carle, Ospedale Santa Croce di Fano, Ospedale San Luigi Gonzaga, Presidio di Conegliano, Ospedale Sant'Antonio di Padova, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria, Ospedale Sant'Eugenio: No patient satisfaction data was used to determine the score for these hospitals. Their scores relies on results from medical KPIs and recommendations from medical experts.

3 - Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France, University Hospital Of Wales, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital, Brighton General Hospital, Withington Community Hospital, South West Acute Hospital, The Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Hospital das Clinicas da Universidade de Sao Paulo: No medical KPI was used to determine the score for these hospitals. Their scores relies on patient satisfaction data and recommendations from medical experts.