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 196.69 2014
2 Greece 166.81 2014
3 Cayman Islands 156.75 2015
4 Austria 141.15 2014
5 Lithuania 130.92 2015
6 Estonia 126.56 2014
7 Georgia 125.01 2015
8 Czech Republic 124.52 2013
9 Belarus 124.24 2014
10 Bulgaria 120.83 2013
11 Italy 114.03 2014
12 Sweden 113.12 2015
13 Cuba 112.94 2013
14 Germany 112.85 2013
15 San Marino 112.50 2014
16 Finland 110.07 2014
17 Spain 109.07 2014
18 Armenia 98.95 2015
19 Switzerland 96.27 2014
20 United Kingdom 90.48 2015
21 Latvia 88.66 2016
22 Kazakhstan 88.61 2015
23 Russia 87.95 2014
24 Lebanon 87.40 2014
25 Ukraine 86.55 2014
26 Moldova 86.12 2014
27 Malta 84.85 2015
28 Croatia 84.33 2013
29 Portugal 84.04 2014
30 Cyprus 79.83 2014
31 Iceland 78.89 2014
32 Luxembourg 75.83 2015
33 Israel 75.59 2015
34 Slovenia 72.82 2013
35 Australia 72.58 2015
36 Serbia 72.55 2014
37 Liechtenstein 71.94 2015
38 Denmark 67.85 2012
39 Poland 67.65 2014
40 Azerbaijan 67.63 2014
41 Chile 65.50 2012
42 Belgium 65.38 2014
43 Macedonia 64.62 2011
44 Norway 61.92 2014
45 Romania 61.72 2013
46 Ecuador 61.12 2014
47 Andorra 60.27 2014
48 Turkmenistan 58.81 2014
49 France 58.63 2015
50 Montenegro 57.68 2015
51 Slovak Republic 57.17 2014
52 Hungary 56.70 2011
53 Tajikistan 55.59 2014
54 United States 54.71 2015
55 Uzbekistan 50.43 2014
56 Netherlands 50.36 2014
57 Turkey 50.11 2014
58 Egypt 50.08 2014
59 Kyrgyz Republic 50.06 2014
60 Korea 49.63 2014
61 Ireland 49.56 2015
62 Mongolia 45.51 2014
63 Seychelles 45.21 2015
64 Peru 42.88 2014
65 New Zealand 41.15 2015
66 China 40.06 2012
67 Uruguay 38.90 2014
68 Japan 37.36 2014
69 Canada 35.29 2015
70 Brazil 34.74 2016
71 Bolivia 33.87 2012
72 Nauru 33.33 2014
73 Bosnia and Herzegovina 32.30 2014
74 Singapore 31.45 2013
75 Trinidad and Tobago 31.09 2014
76 St. Kitts and Nevis 30.91 2014
77 Hong Kong SAR, China 27.84 2014
78 Panama 26.45 2014
79 Bahrain 24.44 2012
80 Oman 24.14 2013
81 St. Lucia 22.83 2014
82 Colombia 22.38 2015
83 Costa Rica 22.30 2014
84 El Salvador 22.26 2009
85 Venezuela 18.13 2014
86 Mauritius 17.58 2014
87 Barbados 17.31 2014
88 Papua New Guinea 16.81 2014
89 Cabo Verde 16.33 2011
90 Nicaragua 15.80 2014
91 Qatar 14.49 2011
92 Paraguay 14.38 2014
93 Antigua and Barbuda 14.29 2014
94 Honduras 13.68 2014
95 Thailand 13.23 2014
96 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 12.84 2014
97 Algeria 12.12 2013
98 Jamaica 11.83 2014
99 Albania 11.63 2013
100 Tunisia 11.61 2014
101 South Africa 11.53 2014
102 Malaysia 11.43 2016
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 India 6.82 2014
112 Namibia 5.96 2013
113 Haiti 5.88 2015
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 Fiji 4.18 2014
120 Morocco 3.74 2016
121 Botswana 3.73 2014
122 Guatemala 3.40 2014
123 Vanuatu 3.09 2016
124 Côte d'Ivoire 3.06 2014
125 Bangladesh 3.02 2014
126 Sri Lanka 2.96 2015
126 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 Kenya 2.35 2016
133 Solomon Islands 2.23 2011
134 The Gambia 1.82 2014
135 Benin 1.80 2014
136 Zimbabwe 1.55 2016
137 Zambia 1.48 2016
138 Nigeria 1.36 2014
139 Cameroon 1.15 2013
140 Uganda 1.05 2016
140 Mali 1.05 2014
142 Senegal 1.03 2011
143 Yemen 0.81 2014
144 Madagascar 0.78 2016
145 Rwanda 0.75 2016
146 Burkina Faso 0.60 2014
146 Liberia 0.60 2009
148 Timor-Leste 0.58 2014
149 Lesotho 0.57 2014
150 Mozambique 0.56 2016
151 Ethiopia 0.54 2016
152 Togo 0.51 2014
153 Tanzania 0.46 2016
153 Niger 0.46 2014
155 Malawi 0.43 2016
156 Eritrea 0.40 2008
157 Central African Republic 0.36 2014
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
162 Burundi 0.17 2016
164 Sierra Leone 0.15 2012
165 Afghanistan 0.03 2014

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual