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Health > Health services > Community health workers > Per 1,000 people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Community health workers include various types of community health aides, many with country-specific occupational titles such as community health officers, community health-education workers, family health workers, lady health visitors and health extension package workers.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United Kingdom 8.43 1997
2 Swaziland 3.69 2004
3 Russia 2.99 2000
4 Maldives 1.57 2004
5 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.55 2000
6 Guinea-Bissau 1.53 2004
7 Mongolia 1.47 2002
8 Rwanda 1.42 2004
9 New Zealand 1.38 2001
10 Costa Rica 1.29 2000
11 Paraguay 1.15 2002
12 Sao Tome and Principe 0.91 2004
13 Burma 0.88 2004
14 Malawi 0.73 2008
15 Nepal 0.63 2004
16 Equatorial Guinea 0.61 2004
17 Grenada 0.49 1998
18 Panama 0.46 2000
19 Pakistan 0.42 2004
20 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.38 2000
21 Ethiopia 0.3 2007
South Asia average (profile) 0.245 2004
22 South Africa 0.2 2004
23 Mauritius 0.19 2004
24 Jordan 0.18 2004
25 Bangladesh 0.15 2005
=26 Nigeria 0.14 2008
=26 Sudan 0.14 2004
=26 Mauritania 0.14 2004
=26 Cape Verde 0.14 2004
30 Bolivia 0.12 2001
=31 Togo 0.09 2004
=31 Burkina Faso 0.09 2006
=31 Bhutan 0.09 2007
34 China 0.08 2001
35 The Gambia 0.07 2008
36 Thailand 0.06 2000
=37 Australia 0.05 2006
=37 Comoros 0.05 2004
=37 India 0.05 2004
=40 Zimbabwe 0.04 2004
=40 Liberia 0.04 2004
=42 Central African Republic 0.03 2004
=42 Estonia 0.03 2000
=42 Algeria 0.03 2002
=42 Djibouti 0.03 2004
=42 Congo, Republic of the 0.03 2004
=47 Sierra Leone 0.02 2008
=47 Chad 0.02 2004
=47 Madagascar 0.02 2004
=50 Guinea 0.01 2004
=50 Benin 0.01 2004
=50 Mali 0.01 2004
=50 Iraq 0.01 2004
=50 East Timor 0.01 2004
=55 Bahrain 0.0 2004
=55 Indonesia 0.0 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Health services > Community health workers > 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/Community-health-workers/Per-1,000-people

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Interesting observations about Health > Health services > Community health workers > Per 1,000 people

  • 39 of the top 56 countries by health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people are Hot countries.
  • Australia has ranked in the top 2 for health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people since 2001.
  • 10 of the top 22 countries by health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people are Christian.
  • Ethiopia has ranked in the top 2 for health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people since 2003.
  • 3 of the top 5 countries by health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people are Former British Colonies'.
  • All of the bottom 3 countries by health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people are Muslim.
  • 6 of the top 15 countries by health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people are Landlocked.
  • 2 of the top 5 countries by health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people are Heavily indebted.
  • 27 of the top 54 countries by health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people are Sub-Saharan African.
  • The Gambia has ranked in the top 3 for health services > community health workers > per 1,000 people since 2003.
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