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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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