Statistical Surveys

National Health Information Centre (NHIC) collects and processes selected data on health status of a population, on network and activities of health care providers and other organisations, on health workforce, medical equipment as well as on economy of health service including health care funding provided on the basis of health insurance, etc.
The obtained and processed data are subsequently provided in the required form, extent and structure to the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic (MH SR), the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic, chief experts of MH SR as well as foreign data users, namely WHO, OECD and Eurostat.


Reporting duty for reporting units results from:
  • § 18 of Act no. 540/2001 Coll. on State Statistics as amended by later regulations by means of Statistical Office Regulation No.250/2017 Coll. on which basis State Statistical Surveys Programme was published for the years 2018-2020
  • § 14 of Act no. 153/2013 Coll. on the National Health Information System and on Amendments and Additions to Certain Laws
  • Decree of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic no. 10/2014 Coll. on Laying Down List of Statistical Reports in Health System, and Details of Procedure, Methods, Designated Reporting Units and Reporting Deadlines within the Statistical Survey in the Health System and Their Characteristics
  • Decree of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic no. 44/2014 Coll. on Laying Down Details of Procedure, Methods, Designated Reporting Units and Reporting Deadlines for Identifying Events Characterizing Health Status of the Population and Their Characteristics
  • Decree of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic no. 417/2009 Coll. on Laying Down Details for Information Provided to a Woman, for Notification of the Provision of Information and the Model of Written Information, and Designating an Entity Responsible for the Receipt and Evaluation of Notifications