Number of surgical procedures (per 100,000 population) - Country Ranking

Definition: The number of procedures undertaken in an operating theatre per 100,000 population per year in each country. A procedure is defined as the incision, excision, or manipulation of tissue that needs regional or general anaesthesia, or profound sedation to control pain.

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

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 United States 30,537.00 2012
2 Norway 30,394.00 2012
3 Switzerland 25,923.00 2012
4 Luxembourg 21,933.00 2012
5 Denmark 20,877.00 2012
6 Belgium 17,764.00 2012
7 Netherlands 16,639.00 2012
8 France 16,306.00 2012
9 Sweden 15,610.00 2012
10 United Kingdom 15,280.00 2012
11 Japan 14,833.00 2012
12 Austria 13,905.00 2012
13 Malta 13,232.00 2012
14 Iceland 12,389.00 2012
15 Germany 12,188.00 2012
16 Australia 10,901.00 2012
17 Colombia 10,708.00 2012
18 Estonia 9,576.00 2012
19 Andorra 9,397.00 2012
20 Spain 8,916.00 2012
21 Slovak Republic 8,786.00 2012
22 Finland 7,905.00 2012
23 Cyprus 7,455.00 2012
24 The Bahamas 7,366.00 2012
25 Singapore 7,341.00 2012
26 Portugal 6,974.00 2012
27 Qatar 6,956.00 2012
28 Italy 6,918.00 2012
29 Canada 6,778.00 2012
30 Ireland 6,526.00 2012
31 Uruguay 6,394.00 2012
32 New Zealand 6,270.00 2012
33 Czech Republic 6,262.00 2012
34 Belize 6,231.00 2012
35 Swaziland 6,211.00 2012
36 El Salvador 6,195.00 2012
37 Brazil 6,168.00 2012
38 Kuwait 6,133.00 2012
39 United Arab Emirates 6,028.00 2012
40 Greece 5,921.00 2012
41 Equatorial Guinea 5,902.00 2012
42 Trinidad and Tobago 5,866.00 2012
43 Moldova 5,846.00 2012
44 Guyana 5,814.00 2012
45 Croatia 5,768.00 2012
46 Lithuania 5,740.00 2012
47 Brunei 5,721.00 2012
48 Tonga 5,687.00 2012
49 Samoa 5,655.00 2012
50 Slovenia 5,639.00 2012
51 Russia 5,540.00 2012
52 Argentina 5,525.00 2012
53 Chile 5,504.00 2012
54 Iraq 5,455.00 2012
55 Barbados 5,281.00 2012
56 Lebanon 5,276.00 2012
57 Zimbabwe 5,216.00 2012
58 Latvia 5,202.00 2012
59 Venezuela 5,201.00 2012
60 Panama 5,081.00 2012
60 Antigua and Barbuda 5,081.00 2012
62 Israel 5,067.00 2012
63 Albania 5,028.00 2012
64 Mongolia 4,950.00 2012
65 Angola 4,885.00 2012
66 Serbia 4,875.00 2012
67 Montenegro 4,873.00 2012
68 Romania 4,863.00 2012
69 South Africa 4,852.00 2012
70 Thailand 4,832.00 2012
71 Cuba 4,789.00 2012
72 Kazakhstan 4,760.00 2012
73 Suriname 4,736.00 2012
74 Bulgaria 4,671.00 2012
75 Libya 4,653.00 2012
76 Seychelles 4,646.00 2012
77 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4,611.00 2012
78 Namibia 4,553.00 2012
79 Grenada 4,537.00 2012
80 Ukraine 4,521.00 2012
81 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4,434.00 2012
82 Botswana 4,395.00 2012
83 St. Lucia 4,392.00 2012
84 Malaysia 4,283.00 2012
85 Tunisia 4,282.00 2012
86 Honduras 4,272.00 2012
87 Belarus 4,270.00 2012
88 Mauritius 4,251.00 2012
89 Ecuador 4,250.00 2012
90 Georgia 4,232.00 2012
91 Costa Rica 4,214.00 2012
92 Gabon 4,210.00 2012
93 Jordan 4,196.00 2012
94 Macedonia 4,168.00 2012
95 Armenia 4,161.00 2012
96 Peru 4,139.00 2012
97 Paraguay 4,129.00 2012
98 Kiribati 4,062.00 2012
99 Jamaica 4,028.00 2012
100 Morocco 3,996.00 2012
101 Azerbaijan 3,972.00 2012
102 Bahrain 3,945.00 2012
103 Iran 3,905.00 2012
104 Dominican Republic 3,851.00 2012
105 Algeria 3,723.00 2012
106 Fiji 3,553.00 2012
107 Saudi Arabia 3,544.00 2012
108 Korea 3,419.00 2012
109 Hungary 3,223.00 2012
110 Bolivia 3,110.00 2012
111 Solomon Islands 3,099.00 2012
112 Egypt 2,954.00 2012
113 China 2,910.00 2012
114 Nicaragua 2,897.00 2012
115 Lesotho 2,855.00 2012
116 Oman 2,740.00 2012
117 Cabo Verde 2,705.00 2012
118 Bhutan 2,690.00 2012
119 Djibouti 2,660.00 2012
120 Turkmenistan 2,534.00 2012
121 Philippines 2,467.00 2012
122 Vanuatu 2,155.00 2012
123 Papua New Guinea 2,148.00 2012
124 Sudan 2,114.00 2012
125 São Tomé and Principe 2,062.00 2012
126 Syrian Arab Republic 1,960.00 2012
127 Uzbekistan 1,949.00 2012
128 Vietnam 1,934.00 2012
129 Indonesia 1,905.00 2012
130 Zambia 1,682.00 2012
131 Nigeria 1,661.00 2012
132 Turkey 1,653.00 2012
133 Congo 1,626.00 2012
134 Côte d'Ivoire 1,545.00 2012
135 Guatemala 1,533.00 2012
136 Poland 1,515.00 2012
137 Sri Lanka 1,497.00 2012
138 Kyrgyz Republic 1,454.00 2012
139 Ghana 1,399.00 2012
140 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 1,363.00 2012
141 Mexico 1,335.00 2012
142 Rwanda 1,062.00 2012
143 Liberia 1,015.00 2012
144 India 954.00 2012
145 Cameroon 863.00 2012
146 Haiti 824.00 2012
147 Tajikistan 809.00 2012
148 Afghanistan 767.00 2012
149 Senegal 759.00 2012
150 Mauritania 743.00 2012
151 Timor-Leste 726.00 2012
152 Cambodia 706.00 2012
153 Kenya 659.00 2012
154 Uganda 625.00 2012
155 Mali 576.00 2012
156 Togo 566.00 2012
157 Lao PDR 542.00 2012
158 Mozambique 532.00 2012
159 Comoros 502.00 2012
160 Tanzania 484.00 2012
161 Pakistan 454.00 2012
162 Nepal 451.00 2012
163 Benin 436.00 2012
164 Guinea 413.00 2012
165 Sierra Leone 400.00 2012
166 Guinea-Bissau 358.00 2012
167 The Gambia 337.00 2012
168 Burkina Faso 330.00 2012
169 Malawi 321.00 2012
170 Niger 317.00 2012
171 Bangladesh 311.00 2012
172 Yemen 273.00 2012
173 Somalia 251.00 2012
174 Burundi 237.00 2012
175 Myanmar 211.00 2012
176 Madagascar 191.00 2012
177 Ethiopia 186.00 2012
178 Central African Republic 180.00 2012
179 Eritrea 161.00 2012
180 Dem. Rep. Congo 158.00 2012
181 Chad 53.00 2012

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual