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Muslim countries 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 Turkmenistan 4.18 per 1,000 people 2002
2 Azerbaijan 3.55 per 1,000 people 2003
3 Kazakhstan 3.54 per 1,000 people 2003
4 Lebanon 3.25 per 1,000 people 2001
5 Uzbekistan 2.74 per 1,000 people 2003
6 Kyrgyzstan 2.5 per 1,000 people 2004
7 Qatar 2.22 per 1,000 people 2001
=8 Jordan 2.03 per 1,000 people 2004
=8 Tajikistan 2.03 per 1,000 people 2003
10 United Arab Emirates 2.02 per 1,000 people 2001
11 Kuwait 1.53 per 1,000 people 2001
12 Syria 1.4 per 1,000 people 2001
13 Saudi Arabia 1.37 per 1,000 people 2004
14 Tunisia 1.34 per 1,000 people 2004
15 Oman 1.32 per 1,000 people 2004
16 Albania 1.31 per 1,000 people 2002
17 Turkey 1.3 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Libya 1.29 per 1,000 people 1997
19 Algeria 1.13 per 1,000 people 2002
20 Bahrain 1.09 per 1,000 people 2004
21 Brunei 1.01 per 1,000 people 2000
22 Maldives 0.92 per 1,000 people 2004
23 Pakistan 0.74 per 1,000 people 2004
24 Malaysia 0.7 per 1,000 people 2000
25 Iraq 0.66 per 1,000 people 2004
26 Egypt 0.54 per 1,000 people 2003
27 Morocco 0.51 per 1,000 people 2004
28 Iran 0.45 per 1,000 people 2004
29 Yemen 0.33 per 1,000 people 2004
30 Nigeria 0.28 per 1,000 people 2003
31 Bangladesh 0.26 per 1,000 people 2004
32 Sudan 0.22 per 1,000 people 2004
33 Afghanistan 0.19 per 1,000 people 2001
34 Djibouti 0.18 per 1,000 people 2004
35 Comoros 0.15 per 1,000 people 2004
36 Indonesia 0.13 per 1,000 people 2003
=37 Guinea 0.11 per 1,000 people 2004
=37 Mauritania 0.11 per 1,000 people 2004
=37 The Gambia 0.11 per 1,000 people 2003
40 Mali 0.08 per 1,000 people 2004
=41 Senegal 0.06 per 1,000 people 2004
=41 Burkina Faso 0.06 per 1,000 people 2004
=43 Somalia 0.04 per 1,000 people 1997
=43 Chad 0.04 per 1,000 people 2004
=45 Sierra Leone 0.03 per 1,000 people 2004
=45 Niger 0.03 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/Muslim-countries/Health/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

Muslim countries 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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