Specialist surgical workforce (per 100,000 population) - Country Ranking

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.

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

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Monaco 278.38 2014
2 Cayman Islands 172.41 2014
3 Colombia 162.13 2014
4 Greece 144.99 2013
5 Austria 141.15 2014
6 Lithuania 137.80 2013
7 Estonia 126.56 2014
8 Czech Republic 124.52 2013
9 Italy 121.48 2013
10 Belarus 121.32 2013
11 Bulgaria 120.83 2013
12 Cuba 112.94 2013
13 Germany 112.85 2013
14 San Marino 112.50 2014
15 Finland 110.07 2014
16 Ukraine 100.03 2012
17 Switzerland 97.95 2014
18 Liechtenstein 97.30 2014
19 United Kingdom 92.39 2014
20 Latvia 91.10 2014
21 Iceland 90.55 2014
22 Portugal 87.80 2013
23 Lebanon 87.40 2014
24 Malta 85.71 2014
25 Sweden 85.45 2012
26 Luxembourg 84.35 2014
27 Croatia 84.33 2013
28 Armenia 73.65 2014
29 Slovenia 73.53 2013
30 Belgium 73.53 2012
31 Kazakhstan 72.88 2012
32 Denmark 72.26 2012
33 Serbia 72.02 2012
34 Georgia 71.52 2012
35 Romania 67.05 2013
36 Norway 65.98 2013
37 Chile 65.50 2012
38 Macedonia 64.62 2011
39 United States 64.56 2011
40 Russia 63.13 2014
41 France 63.06 2014
42 Azerbaijan 62.93 2012
43 Ecuador 61.12 2014
44 Andorra 60.27 2014
45 Israel 60.13 2013
46 Slovak Republic 57.17 2014
47 Turkmenistan 56.94 2014
48 Hungary 56.70 2011
49 Turkey 55.76 2013
50 Montenegro 54.03 2011
51 Netherlands 52.84 2013
52 Ireland 51.92 2014
53 Egypt 50.08 2014
54 Korea 49.63 2014
55 Moldova 49.37 2013
56 Australia 49.33 2012
57 Mongolia 45.51 2014
58 Poland 44.26 2014
59 Uzbekistan 43.58 2012
60 Peru 42.88 2014
61 Spain 42.15 2014
62 Tajikistan 41.47 2014
63 New Zealand 41.15 2015
64 Mexico 40.23 2012
65 China 40.06 2012
66 Uruguay 38.90 2014
67 Kyrgyz Republic 37.74 2014
68 Canada 36.27 2013
69 Seychelles 34.78 2014
70 Bolivia 33.87 2012
71 Japan 32.19 2013
72 Brazil 31.93 2013
73 Singapore 31.45 2013
74 Trinidad and Tobago 31.09 2014
75 St. Kitts and Nevis 30.91 2014
76 Hong Kong SAR, China 27.84 2014
77 Cyprus 26.60 2014
78 Panama 26.45 2014
79 Bahrain 24.44 2012
80 Oman 24.14 2013
81 St. Lucia 22.83 2014
82 Costa Rica 22.30 2014
83 El Salvador 22.26 2009
84 Venezuela 18.13 2014
85 Mauritius 17.58 2014
86 Barbados 17.31 2014
87 Papua New Guinea 16.81 2014
88 Cabo Verde 16.33 2011
89 Nicaragua 15.80 2014
90 Qatar 14.49 2011
91 Paraguay 14.38 2014
92 Antigua and Barbuda 14.29 2014
93 Honduras 13.68 2014
94 Thailand 13.23 2014
95 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 12.84 2014
96 Malaysia 12.20 2011
97 Algeria 12.12 2013
98 Morocco 12.04 2011
99 Jamaica 11.83 2014
100 Tunisia 11.61 2014
101 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.61 2013
102 South Africa 11.53 2014
103 Grenada 11.32 2014
104 Dominica 11.11 2014
105 Belize 10.88 2014
106 Argentina 10.47 2014
107 Philippines 9.56 2014
108 Guyana 8.77 2014
109 Samoa 7.29 2014
110 Iraq 7.28 2013
111 Albania 7.07 2010
112 India 6.82 2014
113 Namibia 5.96 2013
114 Pakistan 5.53 2014
115 Iran 4.98 2014
116 Tonga 4.72 2014
117 Kiribati 4.55 2014
118 Djibouti 4.51 2013
119 Haiti 4.49 2014
120 Fiji 4.18 2014
121 Botswana 3.73 2014
122 Vanuatu 3.47 2014
123 Guatemala 3.40 2014
124 Côte d'Ivoire 3.06 2014
125 Sri Lanka 3.03 2014
126 Bangladesh 3.02 2014
127 Nepal 2.96 2014
128 Bhutan 2.87 2014
129 Lao PDR 2.86 2014
130 Sudan 2.67 2014
131 Myanmar 2.37 2013
132 Solomon Islands 2.23 2011
133 Kenya 1.93 2014
134 The Gambia 1.82 2014
135 Benin 1.80 2014
136 Nigeria 1.36 2014
137 Zimbabwe 1.31 2014
138 Cameroon 1.15 2013
139 Zambia 1.11 2012
140 Mozambique 1.10 2013
141 Mali 1.05 2014
142 Senegal 1.03 2011
143 Uganda 0.95 2012
144 Yemen 0.81 2014
145 Rwanda 0.68 2014
146 Madagascar 0.61 2013
147 Liberia 0.60 2009
148 Burkina Faso 0.60 2014
149 Timor-Leste 0.58 2014
150 Lesotho 0.57 2014
151 Ethiopia 0.56 2014
152 Togo 0.51 2014
153 Malawi 0.47 2014
154 Niger 0.46 2014
155 Eritrea 0.40 2008
156 Central African Republic 0.36 2014
157 Tanzania 0.35 2010
158 Chad 0.29 2013
159 Congo 0.22 2013
160 Somalia 0.20 2014
161 Dem. Rep. Congo 0.19 2013
162 Swaziland 0.17 2010
163 Sierra Leone 0.15 2012
164 Afghanistan 0.03 2014

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual