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  2015 2016 2017(a)
ACCESS TO BASIC NEEDS
HEALTH
Public Hospitals 610 610 612
Private Hospitals 217 225 181
Primary Medical Care Units 475 475 506
Beds* 76,781 76,829 76,774
PROFESSIONALS
Doctors* 19,429 20,458 20,575
Nurses* 32,272 32,499 33,363
Public Health Inspectors (PHI) 1,664 1,729 n.a
Attendants 8,689 8,268 8,562
Midwives 9,021 8,842 n.a
EDUCATION
Government
Schools 10,144 10,162 10,194
Students (000') 4,129 4,143 4,166
Teachers 236,999 235,999 241,018
Private
Schools 104 105 106
Students (000') 136 136 139
Teachers 7,075** 6,872** 7,039**
Pirivenas
Schools 749 754 753
Students (000') 65 66 62
Teachers 6,776 6,503 6,335

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