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Former British colonies 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 Saint Lucia 5.17 per 1,000 people 1999
2 Israel 3.82 per 1,000 people 2003
3 Australia 2.5 per 1,000 people 2002
4 United States 2.3 per 1,000 people 2002
5 Qatar 2.22 per 1,000 people 2001
6 New Zealand 2.2 per 1,000 people 2003
7 Canada 2.1 per 1,000 people 2003
8 Jordan 2.03 per 1,000 people 2004
9 United Arab Emirates 2.02 per 1,000 people 2001
10 Kuwait 1.53 per 1,000 people 2001
11 Singapore 1.4 per 1,000 people 2001
12 Barbados 1.21 per 1,000 people 1999
13 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.19 per 1,000 people 1997
14 Bahrain 1.09 per 1,000 people 2004
=15 Belize 1.05 per 1,000 people 2000
=15 The Bahamas 1.05 per 1,000 people 1998
17 Brunei 1.01 per 1,000 people 2000
18 Maldives 0.92 per 1,000 people 2004
19 Jamaica 0.85 per 1,000 people 2003
20 Trinidad and Tobago 0.79 per 1,000 people 1997
21 Pakistan 0.74 per 1,000 people 2004
22 Malaysia 0.7 per 1,000 people 2000
23 India 0.6 per 1,000 people 2004
24 Sri Lanka 0.55 per 1,000 people 2004
25 Egypt 0.54 per 1,000 people 2003
=26 Grenada 0.5 per 1,000 people 1997
=26 Dominica 0.5 per 1,000 people 1997
28 Guyana 0.48 per 1,000 people 2000
29 Botswana 0.4 per 1,000 people 2004
30 Burma 0.36 per 1,000 people 2004
31 Fiji 0.34 per 1,000 people 1999
32 Yemen 0.33 per 1,000 people 2004
33 Namibia 0.3 per 1,000 people 2004
34 Nigeria 0.28 per 1,000 people 2003
35 Bangladesh 0.26 per 1,000 people 2004
36 Sudan 0.22 per 1,000 people 2004
37 Antigua and Barbuda 0.17 per 1,000 people 1999
=38 Zimbabwe 0.16 per 1,000 people 2004
=38 Swaziland 0.16 per 1,000 people 2004
40 Ghana 0.15 per 1,000 people 2004
41 Kenya 0.14 per 1,000 people 2004
42 Zambia 0.12 per 1,000 people 2004
43 The Gambia 0.11 per 1,000 people 2003
44 Uganda 0.08 per 1,000 people 2004
=45 Bhutan 0.05 per 1,000 people 2004
=45 Lesotho 0.05 per 1,000 people 2003
47 Somalia 0.04 per 1,000 people 1997
48 Sierra Leone 0.03 per 1,000 people 2004
=49 Tanzania 0.02 per 1,000 people 2002
=49 Malawi 0.02 per 1,000 people 2004

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/Former-British-colonies/Health/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

Former British colonies 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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