South Africa - Practicing Physicians Density

Since 2014, South Africa Practicing Physicians Density increased 3.7% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 110 comparing other countries in Practicing Physicians Density at 0.9 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons. South Africa is overtaken by Bahrain, which was ranked number 109 at 0.91 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Myanmar with 0.86 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons. Monaco, San Marino and Sweden respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Guinea-Bissau witnessed the best average annual growth at +34.8% per year, while Togo witnessed the worst performance at -24.8% per year.

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Date Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons
2019 0.90
2018 0.89
2017 0.91
2016 0.80
2015 0.78
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How does South Africa rank in Practicing Physicians Density?

# 171 Countries Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Cuba
8 2017 NA +2.6 % View data
2 #2
Monaco
7 2014 -0.3 % NA View data
109 #109
Bahrain
1 2019 -0.6 % -1.0 % View data
110 #110
South Africa
1 2019 +1.5 % +3.7 % View data
111 #111
Myanmar
1 2017 +39.0 % +8.1 % View data
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