South Africa - Total Doctors

Since 2013, South Africa Total Doctors was up 1.3% year on year. In 2018, the country was number 35 comparing other countries in Total Doctors at 0.8 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. South Africa is overtaken by Turkey, which was number 34 at 1.89 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by India at 0.79 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Austria topped the ranking with 5.24 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2018, an increase of 1.2% versus 2017. Norway, Lithuania and Switzerland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. China recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4.2% per year, while Russia was the worst growing country at -0.4% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2018 0.80
2017 0.79
2016 0.79
2015 0.79
2014 0.76
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How does South Africa rank in Total Doctors?

# 36 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Austria 5 2018 +1.2 % +1.0 % View data
2 Norway 5 2018 +3.4 % +2.3 % View data
34 Turkey 2 2018 +1.1 % +1.4 % View data
35 South Africa 1 2018 +1.3 % +1.3 % View data
36 India 1 2018 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
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