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Health > Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Physicians include generalist and specialist medical practitioners.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 San Marino 47.35 1990
2 Cuba 6.4 2007
3 Monaco 5.81 1995
4 Greece 5.35 2006
5 Saint Lucia 5.17 1999
6 Belarus 4.87 2007
7 Georgia 4.54 2007
8 Russia 4.31 2006
9 Belgium 4.23 2006
10 Uruguay 4.18 2007
11 Lithuania 4.03 2007
12 Switzerland 3.97 2006
13 Netherlands 3.92 2007
14 Norway 3.89 2007
15 Kazakhstan 3.88 2007
=16 Azerbaijan 3.79 2007
=16 Austria 3.79 2007
18 Iceland 3.77 2006
19 Spain 3.76 2007
20 France 3.74 2007
=21 Italy 3.7 2006
=21 Armenia 3.7 2007
23 Bulgaria 3.67 2007
24 Israel 3.63 2007
25 Czech Republic 3.61 2007
26 Sweden 3.58 2006
27 Germany 3.48 2007
28 Portugal 3.44 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.43 2006
29 Malta 3.35 2007
30 Estonia 3.33 2006
31 Finland 3.32 2007
32 European Union 3.3 2006
33 Lebanon 3.25 2006
34 Argentina 3.21 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 3.18 2001
35 Denmark 3.16 2006
36 Ukraine 3.13 2006
37 Slovakia 3.12 2004
38 Ireland 3.08 2007
Europe average (profile) 3.08 2000
European Union average (profile) 3.05 2001
39 Latvia 3.04 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 2.99 2001
40 Bahrain 2.96 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.93 2002
41 Mexico 2.89 2004
42 Luxembourg 2.85 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.81 2002
43 Hungary 2.78 2007
44 Qatar 2.76 2006
=45 Moldova 2.67 2007
=45 United States 2.67 2004
47 Mongolia 2.63 2002
48 Uzbekistan 2.62 2007
49 Croatia 2.59 2007
50 Jordan 2.56 2007
51 Turkmenistan 2.44 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 2.43 2002
52 Slovenia 2.42 2006
=53 Cyprus 2.3 2006
=53 Kyrgyzstan 2.3 2007
=55 United Kingdom 2.2 2003
=55 New Zealand 2.2 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.15 1995
57 Japan 2.12 2004
58 Serbia and Montenegro 2.04 2007
=59 Tajikistan 2.01 2006
=59 Poland 2.01 2006
61 New Caledonia 1.98 1999
=62 Venezuela 1.94 2001
=62 Cayman Islands 1.94 1997
64 Romania 1.92 2006
65 Canada 1.91 2006
66 Dominican Republic 1.88 2000
67 Oman 1.84 2007
68 Kuwait 1.8 2005
69 Bermuda 1.77 1997
70 Puerto Rico 1.75 1995
71 French Polynesia 1.7 2000
72 Brazil 1.69 2006
73 Virgin Islands 1.65 1995
74 Saudi Arabia 1.62 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1.59 1993
75 Palau 1.58 2000
76 United Arab Emirates 1.54 2005
=77 China 1.51 2005
=77 Seychelles 1.51 2004
=79 Panama 1.5 2000
=79 El Salvador 1.5 2006
=79 Singapore 1.5 2003
82 Ecuador 1.48 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1.48 1995
83 Turkey 1.45 2008
84 Colombia 1.43 2008
85 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.42 2005
86 Netherlands Antilles 1.4 1995
87 Tunisia 1.34 2004
88 Costa Rica 1.32 2000
89 Chile 1.28 2006
90 Libya 1.25 2004
91 Bolivia 1.22 2001
=92 Barbados 1.21 1999
=92 Algeria 1.21 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 1.2 1995
94 Trinidad and Tobago 1.18 2007
95 Peru 1.17 1999
=96 Philippines 1.15 2002
=96 Albania 1.15 2007
=98 Greenland 1.14 1980
=98 Brunei 1.14 2002
100 Aruba 1.12 1995
101 Paraguay 1.11 2002
102 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.1 2000
103 Guam 1.08 1999
104 Mauritius 1.06 2004
=105 Belize 1.05 2000
=105 The Bahamas 1.05 1998
107 Grenada 0.98 1998
108 Australia 0.96 2006
109 Maldives 0.92 2004
110 Tuvalu 0.91 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.906 1990
111 Guatemala 0.9 1999
112 Jamaica 0.85 2003
=113 American Samoa 0.78 1999
=113 Pakistan 0.78 2007
115 South Africa 0.77 2004
116 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.75 2000
117 Malaysia 0.71 2002
118 India 0.58 2005
=119 Cape Verde 0.57 2008
=119 Honduras 0.57 2000
=121 Morocco 0.56 2007
=121 Vietnam 0.56 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.557 1970
123 Sri Lanka 0.55 2004
=124 Syria 0.53 2006
=124 Iraq 0.53 2007
126 Dominica 0.5 1997
127 Sao Tome and Principe 0.49 2004
128 Guyana 0.48 2000
129 Marshall Islands 0.47 2000
South Asia average (profile) 0.47 2005
=130 Fiji 0.45 2003
=130 Suriname 0.45 2000
=130 Northern Mariana Islands 0.45 1999
=133 Nigeria 0.4 2008
=133 Botswana 0.4 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 0.371 1970
135 Nicaragua 0.37 2003
136 Burma 0.36 2004
137 Laos 0.35 2004
=138 Bangladesh 0.3 2005
=138 Thailand 0.3 2002
=138 Sudan 0.3 2006
=138 Equatorial Guinea 0.3 2004
=138 Namibia 0.3 2004
=143 Gabon 0.29 2004
=143 Tonga 0.29 2002
145 Samoa 0.28 2003
146 Haiti 0.25 1998
147 Kiribati 0.23 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.213 2004
148 Nepal 0.21 2004
149 Afghanistan 0.2 2005
150 Cameroon 0.19 2004
151 Djibouti 0.18 2005
152 Antigua and Barbuda 0.17 1999
=153 Swaziland 0.16 2004
=153 Madagascar 0.16 2007
=153 Zimbabwe 0.16 2004
=153 Cambodia 0.16 2000
157 Comoros 0.15 2004
=158 Vanuatu 0.14 2004
=158 Kenya 0.14 2004
=158 Cote d'Ivoire 0.14 2008
=161 Indonesia 0.13 2003
=161 Solomon Islands 0.13 2003
163 Uganda 0.12 2005
=164 Mauritania 0.11 2004
=164 Ghana 0.11 2008
=164 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.11 2004
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.107 1970
=167 East Timor 0.1 2004
=167 Congo, Republic of the 0.1 2007
=167 Guinea 0.1 2005
failed states average (profile) 0.0864 1970
=170 Central African Republic 0.08 2004
=170 Angola 0.08 2004
172 Mali 0.07 2007
=173 Burkina Faso 0.06 2008
=173 Senegal 0.06 2008
=173 Benin 0.06 2008
=173 Zambia 0.06 2006
=177 Papua New Guinea 0.05 2000
=177 Lesotho 0.05 2003
=177 Eritrea 0.05 2004
=177 Togo 0.05 2008
=181 The Gambia 0.04 2008
=181 Chad 0.04 2004
=181 Guinea-Bissau 0.04 2008
=184 Somalia 0.03 2006
=184 Mozambique 0.03 2006
=184 Burundi 0.03 2004
=187 Ethiopia 0.02 2007
=187 Malawi 0.02 2008
=187 Rwanda 0.02 2005
=187 Sierra Leone 0.02 2008
=187 Niger 0.02 2008
=187 Bhutan 0.02 2007
=193 Liberia 0.01 2008
=193 Tanzania 0.01 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Health services > Physicians > Per 1,000 people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organisation, OECD, supplemented by country data. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Health-services/Physicians/Per-1,000-people

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