Canada - Density of Practising Physicians

Since 2014, Canada Density of Practising Physicians increased 1.7% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 26 among other countries in Density of Practising Physicians at 2.72 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Canada is overtaken by United Kingdom, which was number 25 at 2.88 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by United States with 2.64 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Austria lead the ranking with 5.3 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, a growth of 1.2% versus 2018. Norway, Lithuania and Switzerland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. China recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4% per year, while Russia witnessed the worst performance at -1.2% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 2.72
2018 2.69
2017 2.65
2016 2.61
2015 2.55
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How does Canada rank in Density of Practising Physicians?

# 35 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Austria
5 2019 +1.1 % +1.0 % View data
2 #2
Norway
5 2019 +0.8 % +1.9 % View data
25 #25
United Kingdom
3 2019 +1.1 % +0.9 % View data
26 #26
Canada
3 2019 +1.1 % +1.7 % View data
27 #27
United States
3 2019 +0.8 % +0.5 % View data
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