Specialist surgical workforce (per 100,000 population)

Definition: Specialist surgical workforce is the number of specialist surgical, anaesthetic, and obstetric (SAO) providers who are working in each country per 100,000 population.

Description: The map below shows how Specialist surgical workforce (per 100,000 population) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Monaco, with a value of 278.38. The country with the lowest value in the world is Afghanistan, with a value of 0.03.

Source: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (www.lancetglobalsurgery.org).

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual