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

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 Brazil 13,940.00 2015
3 Peru 3,005.00 2011
4 Ecuador 1,552.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual