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Health > Practising physicians: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of doctors in the country per 1,000 people (Data for 2002).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Italy 4.4 per 1,000 people 2002
2 Belgium 3.9 per 1,000 people 2002
=3 Switzerland 3.6 per 1,000 people 2002
=3 Iceland 3.6 per 1,000 people 2002
=3 Slovakia 3.6 per 1,000 people 2002
6 Czech Republic 3.5 per 1,000 people 2002
7 Norway 3.4 per 1,000 people 2002
=8 Denmark 3.3 per 1,000 people 2002
=8 Austria 3.3 per 1,000 people 2002
=8 Germany 3.3 per 1,000 people 2002
=8 France 3.3 per 1,000 people 2002
12 Hungary 3.2 per 1,000 people 2002
=13 Finland 3.1 per 1,000 people 2002
=13 Netherlands 3.1 per 1,000 people 2002
15 Spain 2.9 per 1,000 people 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.87 per 1,000 people 2002
16 Luxembourg 2.6 per 1,000 people 2002
17 Ireland 2.4 per 1,000 people 2002
18 Poland 2.3 per 1,000 people 2002
=19 Canada 2.1 per 1,000 people 2002
=19 United Kingdom 2.1 per 1,000 people 2002
=19 New Zealand 2.1 per 1,000 people 2002
22 Japan 2 per 1,000 people 2002
23 Mexico 1.5 per 1,000 people 2002
24 Turkey 1.3 per 1,000 people 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Practising physicians. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Health Data 2004. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Practising-physicians

Health > Practising physicians: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Health > Practising physicians

All of the top 4 countries by practising physicians are Christian.
Italy ranked first for practising physicians amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
Japan ranked last for practising physicians amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
All of the top 2 countries by practising physicians are Heavily indebted.
All of the top 8 countries by practising physicians are European.
United Kingdom ranked last for practising physicians amongst European Union in 2002.
Canada ranked third last for practising physicians amongst NATO countries in 2002.
Ireland ranked last for practising physicians amongst Eurozone in 2002.
6 of the top 7 countries by practising physicians are Cold countries'.
Turkey ranked last for practising physicians amongst Non-religious countries in 2002.

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This data is incorrect. I just followed your link to the OECD and some of the data posted here contradicts that which is at that site in the year 2004.

Posted on 20 Jul 2009

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