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The average length of a hospital stay for in-patients in Hungary amounted to 9.8 days in Hungary in 2017, which is the longest among all EU member states, according to data by statistical agency Eurostat.
The second-longest average length was registered in the Czech Republic (9.6 days), followed by France (9.1 days).
The shortest average length, 4.5 days was registered in the Netherlands, followed by 5.3 days in Bulgaria, and 5.5 days (2016 data) in Denmark.
Eurostat says that although there were more female patients than male patients, the average length of stay for male patients was generally longer in most member states.
Slovakia’s industrial production declined for the fourth month in a row in November, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic (SÚSR) showed.
Industrial production fell a working day adjusted 4.4% year-on-year in November, after a 4% decrease in October. Manufacturing output also fell for a fourth straight month, down 4.7% annually in November.
Output in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning sector fell 4.3%, while that of mining and quarrying increased 11.7%. On a monthly basis, industrial production declined 0.3% in November.
Separate data from the statistical office showed that the construction output declined 10.5% in November, following a 2.4% fall in October. On a monthly basis, construction output decreased 3.8% in November, the Bratislava-based SÚSR said in a statement released on January 10.