United States - Total Doctors

Since 2013, United States Total Doctors was up 0.5% year on year. In 2018, the country was number 27 comparing other countries in Total Doctors at 2.62 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. United States is overtaken by Canada, which was ranked number 26 at 2.76 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Japan at 2.48 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Austria ranked the highest with 5.24 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2018, an increase of 1.2% compared to 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 2.62
2017 2.61
2016 2.58
2015 2.58
2014 2.57
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How does United States 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
26 Canada 3 2018 +1.5 % +1.4 % View data
27 United States 3 2018 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
28 Japan 2 2018 +1.2 % NA View data
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