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Europe Compared by Health > Physicians > Per 1,000 people

DEFINITION: Physicians are defined as graduates of any facility or school of medicine who are working in the country in any medical field (practice, teaching, research).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 San Marino 47.35 per 1,000 people 1990
2 Monaco 5.81 per 1,000 people 1995
3 Belarus 4.55 per 1,000 people 2003
4 Greece 4.4 per 1,000 people 2001
5 Russia 4.25 per 1,000 people 2003
6 Italy 4.2 per 1,000 people 2004
7 Georgia 4.09 per 1,000 people 2003
8 Lithuania 3.97 per 1,000 people 2003
9 Belgium 3.9 per 1,000 people 2002
10 Andorra 3.7 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Iceland 3.62 per 1,000 people 2004
12 Switzerland 3.6 per 1,000 people 2002
13 Armenia 3.59 per 1,000 people 2003
14 Bulgaria 3.56 per 1,000 people 2003
15 Azerbaijan 3.55 per 1,000 people 2003
16 Czech Republic 3.5 per 1,000 people 2003
=17 Austria 3.4 per 1,000 people 2003
=17 Germany 3.4 per 1,000 people 2003
19 France 3.37 per 1,000 people 2004
=20 Portugal 3.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=20 Sweden 3.3 per 1,000 people 2002
=22 Hungary 3.2 per 1,000 people 2003
=22 Spain 3.2 per 1,000 people 2003
24 Malta 3.18 per 1,000 people 2003
25 Estonia 3.16 per 1,000 people 2001
=26 Netherlands 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=26 Slovakia 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=26 Norway 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
29 Latvia 3.01 per 1,000 people 2003
30 Ukraine 2.95 per 1,000 people 2003
31 Denmark 2.9 per 1,000 people 2002
32 Ireland 2.79 per 1,000 people 2004
33 Luxembourg 2.7 per 1,000 people 2003
34 Moldova 2.64 per 1,000 people 2003
35 Finland 2.6 per 1,000 people 2003
36 Poland 2.5 per 1,000 people 2003
37 Croatia 2.4 per 1,000 people 2004
38 Cyprus 2.34 per 1,000 people 2002
39 Slovenia 2.25 per 1,000 people 2002
40 United Kingdom 2.2 per 1,000 people 2003
41 Romania 1.9 per 1,000 people 2003
42 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.34 per 1,000 people 2003
43 Albania 1.31 per 1,000 people 2002
44 Turkey 1.3 per 1,000 people 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Physicians > Per 1,000 people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Health/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

Europe Compared by Health > Physicians > Per 1,000 people

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Interesting observations about Health > Physicians > Per 1,000 people

  • 32 of the top 41 countries by physicians > per 1,000 people are European.
  • 28 of the top 49 countries by physicians > per 1,000 people are Cold countries'.
  • Cuba has ranked in the top 2 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 1995.
  • Belarus has ranked in the top 3 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 1996.
  • Italy has ranked in the top 3 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 2001.
  • 18 of the top 40 countries by physicians > per 1,000 people are NATO.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for physicians > per 1,000 people amongst Non-religious countries in 2003.
  • Russia ranked first for physicians > per 1,000 people amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Georgia has ranked in the top 4 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 2000.
  • Turkey ranked last for physicians > per 1,000 people amongst Potential Future EU Members in 2005.
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