World's Best Hospital 2020

Hospital Beds
1Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset93.5%Solna 1,340
2Akademiska Sjukhuset89.7%Uppsala 943
3Universitetssjukhuset Linköping88.5%Linköping 600
4Skånes Universitetssjukhus - Lund86.8%Lund 555
5Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset86.2%Gothenburg 2,000
6Norrlands Universitetssjukhus84.4%Umeå 447
7Skånes Universitetssjukhus - Malmö84.1%Malmö 570
8Universitetssjukhuset Örebro84.0%Örebro 462
9Danderyds Sjukhus83.2%Danderyd 536
10Capio Sankt Görans Sjukhus81.3%Stockholm 341
11Länssjukhuset Ryhov81.3%Jönköping 404
12Södersjukhuset81.1%Stockholm 581
13Lasarettet Trelleborg79.0%Trelleborg 280
14Värnamo Sjukhus78.8%Värnamo 230
15Östersunds Sjukhus78.8%Östersund 416
16Oskarshamns Sjukhus78.2%Oskarshamn 81
17Vrinnevisjukhuset77.9%Norrköping 300
18Södra Älvsborgs Sjukhus77.6%Borås 350
19Falu Lasarett77.2%Falun 388
20Kungälvs Sjukhus76.8%Kungälv 174

Licensing Information:

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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.