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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Israel 3.82 per 1,000 people 2003
2 Lebanon 3.25 per 1,000 people 2001
3 Qatar 2.22 per 1,000 people 2001
4 Jordan 2.03 per 1,000 people 2004
5 United Arab Emirates 2.02 per 1,000 people 2001
6 Kuwait 1.53 per 1,000 people 2001
7 Syria 1.4 per 1,000 people 2001
8 Saudi Arabia 1.37 per 1,000 people 2004
9 Tunisia 1.34 per 1,000 people 2004
10 Oman 1.32 per 1,000 people 2004
11 Libya 1.29 per 1,000 people 1997
12 Algeria 1.13 per 1,000 people 2002
13 Bahrain 1.09 per 1,000 people 2004
14 Iraq 0.66 per 1,000 people 2004
15 Egypt 0.54 per 1,000 people 2003
16 Morocco 0.51 per 1,000 people 2004
17 Iran 0.45 per 1,000 people 2004
18 Yemen 0.33 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Health/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

Middle Eastern and North Africa 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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