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 Colombia 27,385.00 2015
2 Denmark 21,197.00 2015
3 Belgium 20,712.00 2013
4 Latvia 18,395.00 2015
5 Sweden 15,228.00 2014
6 Brazil 13,940.00 2015
7 Austria 13,795.00 2014
8 Spain 10,579.00 2014
9 Australia 10,156.00 2016
10 Estonia 9,684.00 2014
11 Finland 8,850.00 2014
12 Cayman Islands 8,771.00 2015
13 Belarus 8,741.00 2014
14 Nauru 7,130.00 2016
15 Russia 6,622.00 2010
16 Georgia 5,488.00 2014
17 Mongolia 5,339.00 2014
18 New Zealand 5,308.00 2016
19 Andorra 5,178.00 2014
20 San Marino 5,145.00 2015
21 Tonga 5,061.00 2016
22 Sri Lanka 4,943.00 2015
23 Moldova 4,898.00 2014
24 Israel 4,879.00 2014
25 Cuba 4,757.00 2012
26 Kazakhstan 4,459.00 2015
27 Seychelles 4,268.00 2012
28 Armenia 4,198.00 2015
29 Bahrain 3,899.00 2012
30 Costa Rica 3,746.00 2014
31 Tuvalu 3,417.00 2016
32 Saudi Arabia 3,399.00 2012
33 Cyprus 3,057.00 2014
34 Kyrgyz Republic 3,045.00 2015
35 Peru 3,005.00 2011
36 Jordan 2,982.00 2015
37 China 2,732.00 2012
38 Turkmenistan 2,698.00 2015
39 Bhutan 2,639.00 2015
40 Uzbekistan 2,584.00 2015
41 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2,509.00 2015
42 Oman 2,293.00 2015
43 Belize 1,964.00 2014
44 Albania 1,900.00 2013
45 Azerbaijan 1,842.00 2015
46 Kiribati 1,718.00 2016
47 Tajikistan 1,691.00 2015
48 Ecuador 1,552.00 2015
48 Samoa 1,552.00 2016
50 Guatemala 1,505.00 2012
51 Fiji 1,490.00 2016
52 Mexico 1,303.00 2015
53 Vanuatu 1,277.00 2016
54 Papua New Guinea 1,264.00 2016
55 Solomon Islands 868.00 2016
56 Morocco 756.00 2015
57 Timor-Leste 433.00 2016
58 Sierra Leone 400.00 2015
59 Burkina Faso 328.00 2012
60 Niger 263.00 2014
61 Uganda 248.00 2011
62 Nepal 209.00 2011
63 Bangladesh 161.00 2011
64 Yemen 158.00 2014
65 Chad 52.00 2012
66 Ethiopia 43.00 2011

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual