Number of Practising Physicians

This key economic indicator for the Health Care Provider sector has been recently updated.

  1. China Number of Practising Physicians increased 2.3% in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 China Number of Practising Physicians jumped by 3.1% year on year at 2,658,793 Persons.
  3. In 2018 India was ranked number 2 in Number of Practising Physicians.
  4. In 2018 Slovenia was ranked number 62 in Number of Practising Physicians to 6,326 Persons, compared to 64 in 2017.

Top Countries in Number of Practising Physicians

# 69 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1
China
2,658,793 2018 +2.3 % +3.1 % View data
2
India
1,021,924 2018 +2.0 % +2.2 % View data
3
United States
855,446 2018 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
5
Russia
560,713 2018 -1.2 % -0.6 % View data
6
Germany
352,967 2018 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
8
Japan
314,566 2018 +1.1 % NA View data
10
Mexico
300,522 2018 +2.3 % +3.2 % View data
11
Italy
243,982 2018 +0.4 % +0.8 % View data
13
France
226,306 2018 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
15
United Kingdom
188,490 2018 +1.5 % +1.6 % View data
17
Spain
182,318 2018 +1.0 % +0.5 % View data
19
Turkey
150,712 2018 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
20
South Korea
123,180 2018 +2.1 % +2.5 % View data
22
Colombia
104,240 2018 +2.0 % +4.0 % View data
23
Canada
101,110 2018 +1.7 % +2.3 % View data
25
Poland
91,902 2018 +0.6 % +1.5 % View data
27
Australia
90,149 2018 +2.3 % +2.9 % View data
29
Greece
72,228 2018 +1.1 % +0.9 % View data
30
Netherlands
61,562 2018 +1.6 % +2.0 % View data
32
Portugal
51,195 2018 +2.0 % +2.8 % View data
33
Austria
46,132 2018 +1.5 % +1.8 % View data
35
Chile
45,040 2018 +1.6 % +6.8 % View data
36
South Africa
44,540 2018 +1.4 % +2.3 % View data
37
Sweden
43,917 2018 +1.7 % +2.0 % View data
39
Israel
37,828 2018 +1.1 % +2.5 % View data
40
Switzerland
36,535 2018 +1.5 % +2.3 % View data
42
Belgium
35,259 2018 +0.9 % +1.3 % View data
44
Hungary
31,584 2018 +0.3 % -0.1 % View data
47
Norway
24,896 2018 +1.3 % +2.6 % View data
49
Denmark
21,657 2018 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
51
Slovakia
18,988 2018 +0.4 % +0.7 % View data
52
Finland
18,917 2018 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
54
New Zealand
16,204 2018 +1.7 % +2.1 % View data
55
Ireland
15,549 2018 -0.7 % -3.1 % View data
58
Lithuania
13,643 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
60
Estonia
6,751 2018 +1.6 % +1.9 % View data
61
Slovenia
6,346 2018 +1.8 % +3.2 % View data
63
Latvia
6,248 2018 -0.4 % -0.6 % View data
66
Luxembourg
1,793 2018 +0.7 % +3.1 % View data
68
Iceland
1,341 2018 +0.8 % +2.8 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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