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OPEC 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).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 2.22 per 1,000 people 2001
2 United Arab Emirates 2.02 per 1,000 people 2001
3 Venezuela 1.94 per 1,000 people 2001
4 Kuwait 1.53 per 1,000 people 2001
5 Saudi Arabia 1.37 per 1,000 people 2004
6 Libya 1.29 per 1,000 people 1997
7 Algeria 1.13 per 1,000 people 2002
8 Iraq 0.66 per 1,000 people 2004
9 Iran 0.45 per 1,000 people 2004
10 Nigeria 0.28 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Angola 0.08 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/OPEC-countries/Health/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

OPEC 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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