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Definition: This entry gives the number of medical doctors (physicians), including generalist and specialist medical practitioners, per 1,000 of the population. Medical doctors are defined as doctors that study, diagnose, treat, and prevent illness, disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans through the application of modern medicine. They also plan, supervise, and evaluate care and treatment plans by other health care providers. WHO estimates that fewer than 23 health workers (physicians, nurses, and midwives only) per 10,000 would be insufficient to achieve coverage of primary healthcare needs.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Physicians density varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Physicians density bar chart

 

Country NamePhysicians density (physicians/1,000 population)Year of Estimate
Monaco72011
Cuba72010
Greece62008
San Marino52011
Austria52010
Russia42006
Georgia42011
Switzerland42010
Spain42011
Netherlands42007
Andorra42009
Australia42010
Kazakhstan42011
Italy42009
Sweden42010
Belgium42010
Belarus42011
Bulgaria42010
Portugal42009
Uruguay42008
Czech Republic42010
Norway42011
Germany42010
Lithuania42010
Moldova42011
Lebanon42009
Ukraine42011
Iceland32011
Denmark32007
Hungary32010
France32011
Azerbaijan32011
Estonia32010
Korea, North32003
Malta32011
Ireland32008
Argentina32004
Israel32011
Slovakia32007
Latvia32010
Finland32010
Armenia32011
Egypt32009
Bahamas, The32008
Luxembourg32011
United Kingdom32011
Mongolia32008
Qatar32006
New Zealand32010
Croatia32010
Macedonia32009
Jordan32010
Slovenia32010
Uzbekistan32010
Kyrgyzstan22011
Turkmenistan22007
United States22009
Romania22010
Japan22008
Serbia22009
Poland22010
Canada22010
Oman22010
Montenegro22010
Korea, South22010
Mexico22009
Venezuela22001
United Arab Emirates22007
Singapore22010
Tajikistan22011
Libya22009
Dominican Republic22000
Barbados22005
Kuwait22009
Brazil22008
Turkey22011
Bosnia and Herzegovina22010
Ecuador22009
Greenland22009
El Salvador22008
Dominica22001
Seychelles22004
Syria22008
Panama22000
Bahrain12010
Colombia12010
China12010
Palau12010
Brunei12010
Costa Rica12000
Bolivia12001
Tunisia12010
Vietnam12008
Algeria12007
Malaysia12010
Trinidad and Tobago12007
Saint Kitts and Nevis12001
Philippines12004
Paraguay12002
Albania12011
Tuvalu12009
Mauritius12004
Chile12009
Saudi Arabia12008
Guatemala12009
Peru12009
Suriname12004
Iran12005
Belize12009
Pakistan12009
South Africa12011
Nauru12010
Grenada12006
India12009
Morocco12009
Iraq12010
Tonga12010
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines12001
Burma12010
Sri Lanka02006
Sao Tome and Principe02004
Samoa02008
Saint Lucia02002
Fiji02009
Jamaica02008
Nigeria02008
Kiribati02010
Honduras02005
Nicaragua02003
Namibia02007
Bangladesh02011
Botswana02006
Cape Verde02010
Equatorial Guinea02004
Thailand02004
Gabon02004
Sudan02008
Haiti01998
Djibouti02006
Cambodia02008
Solomon Islands02009
Guyana02010
Nepal02004
Indonesia02012
Yemen02010
Laos02009
Afghanistan02010
Kenya02011
Antigua and Barbuda01999
Angola02009
Swaziland02009
Madagascar02007
Comoros02004
Cote d'Ivoire02008
Mauritania02009
Vanuatu02008
Uganda02005
Gambia, The02008
Congo, Democratic Republic of the02004
Congo, Republic of the02007
Guinea02005
East Timor02004
Ghana02009
Cameroon02009
Mali02010
Guinea-Bissau02009
Bhutan02008
Zambia02010
Zimbabwe02009
Rwanda02010
Senegal02008
Benin02008
Central African Republic02009
Eritrea02004
Papua New Guinea02008
Lesotho02003
Togo02008
Burkina Faso02010
Somalia02006
Chad02006
Burundi02004
Ethiopia02009
Mozambique02008
Niger02008
Malawi02008
Sierra Leone02010
Tanzania02006
Liberia02008