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Table 1 Number of mental health facilities across the nation [13]

From: Mental health services and R&D in South Korea

Classification 2001 (A) 2005 2010 2013 (B) B/A
Psychiatric Medical Center
 Mental hospital
  National/public 17 18 18 19 1.11
  Private 57 63 127 168 2.94
 Mental Health Unit in Hospital
  General Hospital 154 168 165 181 1.17
  Hospital 53 81 136 133 2.50
 Psychiatric clinic 541 718 827 853 1.57
 Sub-total 822 1048 1273 1354 1.65
Community Rehabilitation Center
 Social Rehabilitation Facility 66 138 230 304 4.60
 Mental Health Center
  Regionala 11 N/A
  Local 46 62 157 189 4.10
 Community Addiction Management Center 9 20 41 50 5.55
 Sub-total 121 220 428 554 4.57
Psychiatric Nursing Home 55 56 59 59 1.07
Total 998 1324 1760 1967 1.97
  1. aData on regional mental health centers was collected as of the end of 2013 only