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Former Spanish 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 Cuba 5.91 per 1,000 people 2002
2 Uruguay 3.65 per 1,000 people 2002
3 Argentina 3.01 per 1,000 people 1998
4 Venezuela 1.94 per 1,000 people 2001
5 Dominican Republic 1.88 per 1,000 people 2000
=6 Mexico 1.5 per 1,000 people 2003
=6 Panama 1.5 per 1,000 people 2000
8 Ecuador 1.48 per 1,000 people 2000
9 Colombia 1.35 per 1,000 people 2002
10 Costa Rica 1.32 per 1,000 people 2000
11 El Salvador 1.24 per 1,000 people 2002
12 Bolivia 1.22 per 1,000 people 2001
13 Peru 1.17 per 1,000 people 1999
14 Philippines 1.16 per 1,000 people 2002
15 Paraguay 1.11 per 1,000 people 2002
16 Chile 1.09 per 1,000 people 2003
17 Guatemala 0.9 per 1,000 people 1999
18 Honduras 0.57 per 1,000 people 2000
19 Nicaragua 0.37 per 1,000 people 2003
20 Equatorial Guinea 0.3 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-Spanish-colonies/Health/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

Former Spanish 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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