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European Union 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).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Greece 4.4 per 1,000 people 2001
2 Italy 4.2 per 1,000 people 2004
3 Lithuania 3.97 per 1,000 people 2003
4 Belgium 3.9 per 1,000 people 2002
5 Bulgaria 3.56 per 1,000 people 2003
6 Czech Republic 3.5 per 1,000 people 2003
=7 Austria 3.4 per 1,000 people 2003
=7 Germany 3.4 per 1,000 people 2003
9 France 3.37 per 1,000 people 2004
=10 Portugal 3.3 per 1,000 people 2003
=10 Sweden 3.3 per 1,000 people 2002
=12 Hungary 3.2 per 1,000 people 2003
=12 Spain 3.2 per 1,000 people 2003
14 Malta 3.18 per 1,000 people 2003
15 Estonia 3.16 per 1,000 people 2001
=16 Netherlands 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
=16 Slovakia 3.1 per 1,000 people 2003
18 Latvia 3.01 per 1,000 people 2003
19 Denmark 2.9 per 1,000 people 2002
20 Ireland 2.79 per 1,000 people 2004
21 Luxembourg 2.7 per 1,000 people 2003
22 Finland 2.6 per 1,000 people 2003
23 Poland 2.5 per 1,000 people 2003
24 Croatia 2.4 per 1,000 people 2004
25 Cyprus 2.34 per 1,000 people 2002
26 Slovenia 2.25 per 1,000 people 2002
27 United Kingdom 2.2 per 1,000 people 2003
28 Romania 1.9 per 1,000 people 2003

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/European-Union/Health/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

European Union 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.
  • Lithuania has ranked in the top 8 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 1985.
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