South Korea - Number of Physicians Licensed to Practice

Since 2014, South Korea Number of Physicians Licensed to Practice was up 2.4% year on year. At 151,410 Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 6 comparing other countries in Number of Physicians Licensed to Practice. South Korea is overtaken by United Kingdom, which was ranked number 5 at 243,880 Persons and is followed by Poland with 148,151 Persons. United States ranked the highest with 1,156,793 Persons in 2019, that is an increase of 1.4% versus 2018. Germany, Italy and Spain respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile witnessed the best average annual growth at +6.5% per year, while United Kingdom was the worst growing country at +0.6% per year.

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Date Units (Persons)
2019 151,410.00
2018 148,675.00
2017 146,265.00
2016 142,677.00
2015 139,290.00
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How does South Korea rank in Number of Physicians Licensed to Practice?

# 27 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
1,156,793 2019 +1.4 % +1.6 % View data
2 #2
Germany
516,510 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
5 #5
United Kingdom
243,880 2019 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
6 #6
South Korea
151,410 2019 +1.8 % +2.4 % View data
7 #7
Poland
148,151 2019 +0.7 % +0.9 % View data
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