Hospital in a small town in India with a population of around 100,000 is the most costly in the country according to a report from the Centre for Hospitality Research and Development (CHRD).
The hospital in the town of Jyoti in Jharkhand has a bill of around Rs 50,000, the report said.
The hospital had an annual average rate of more than $5,000.
The highest rate of hospitalisation was at the Bhola Hospital in Kolkata, with a rate of $17,000 in 2017, the CHRD report said, adding that the hospital has a low mortality rate.
The report said that the most common reasons for hospitalisation in India were pregnancy complications, tuberculosis, respiratory infection and drug and alcohol abuse.
The CHRD also said that India’s national hospitals had a total of 5,400 beds in 2017.
The national hospitals in the Indian state of West Bengal, which has a population around 2.5 million people, had the lowest hospitalisation rates at 2.8 per 1,000 population.