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Physicians by the World

1.5 per 1,000 people in 2015

World physicians was at level of 1.5 per 1,000 people in 2015, up from 1.49 per 1,000 people in 2013, this is a change of 0.82 %.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 1.50 0.82 %
2013 1.49 15.09 %
2000 1.29 3.20 %
1990 1.25
Nursing and midwifery personnel 3.42 per 1,000 people in 2015 WB
Macro Region
Africa 345 timeseries
Asia 93 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 78 timeseries
Europe 168 timeseries
Middle East 69 timeseries
North America 2.6 per 1,000 people in 2015 WB
Oceania 45 timeseries
South America 48 timeseries
Southeast Asia 46 timeseries
Country (per 1,000 people)
Cuba 8.19 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Monaco 6.56 in 2014 WB + 1 other
San Marino 6.15 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Sweden 5.4 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Austria 5.14 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Georgia 5.1 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Uruguay 5.05 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Norway 4.63 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Greece 4.59 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Denmark 4.46 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Lithuania 4.34 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Czech Republic 4.31 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Switzerland 4.24 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Germany 4.21 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Italy 4.09 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Belarus 4.08 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Spain 4.07 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Russian Federation 4.01 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Bulgaria 3.99 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Iceland 3.97 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Argentina 3.96 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Malta 3.83 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Finland 3.81 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 3.67 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Australia 3.59 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Netherlands 3.51 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Estonia 3.47 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Azerbaijan 3.45 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Portugal 3.34 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Andorra 3.33 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Belgium 3.32 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Kazakhstan 3.25 in 2014 WB + 1 other
France 3.23 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Hungary 3.23 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Israel 3.22 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Republic of Moldova 3.2 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Latvia 3.19 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Serbia 3.13 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Ireland 3.09 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Luxembourg 3.03 in 2017 WB + 1 other
New Zealand 3.03 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Ukraine 3.01 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Croatia 3 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Slovenia 3 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Armenia 2.9 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Mongolia 2.89 in 2016 WB + 1 other
North Macedonia 2.87 in 2015 WB + 1 other
United Kingdom 2.81 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Antigua and Barbuda 2.76 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Trinidad and Tobago 2.67 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Canada 2.61 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United States of America 2.59 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Kuwait 2.58 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.52 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Barbados 2.49 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Slovakia 2.46 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Japan 2.41 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Poland 2.4 in 2016 WB + 1 other
United Arab Emirates 2.39 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Saudi Arabia 2.39 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Uzbekistan 2.37 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Republic of Korea 2.37 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Jordan 2.34 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Montenegro 2.33 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Singapore 2.31 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Lebanon 2.27 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Romania 2.26 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Mexico 2.25 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Turkmenistan 2.22 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Libya 2.16 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Brazil 2.15 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Colombia 2.08 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Ecuador 2.05 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Mauritius 2.02 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 in 2013 WB + 1 other
Oman 1.97 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Cyprus 1.95 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Bahamas 1.94 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.92 in 2001 WB + 1 other
Kyrgyzstan 1.88 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Algeria 1.83 in 2016 WB + 1 other
China 1.79 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Brunei Darussalam 1.77 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Turkey 1.76 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Puerto Rico 1.75 in 1995 WB
Tajikistan 1.7 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Bolivia 1.61 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Panama 1.57 in 2016 WB + 1 other
El Salvador 1.57 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Macau 1.56 in 1987 WB
Dominican Republic 1.56 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Malaysia 1.51 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Grenada 1.45 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Paraguay 1.37 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Jamaica 1.32 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Hong Kong 1.32 in 1995 WB
Philippines 1.28 in 2010 WB + 1 other
Tunisia 1.27 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Peru 1.27 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Nauru 1.24 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Suriname 1.23 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Syrian Arab Republic 1.22 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Albania 1.2 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Palau 1.18 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Costa Rica 1.15 in 2013 WB + 1 other
Iran 1.14 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Belize 1.13 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Dominica 1.08 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Chile 1.08 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Maldives 1.04 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Nicaragua 1.01 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Pakistan 0.98 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Sri Lanka 0.96 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Seychelles 0.95 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Bahrain 0.93 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Tuvalu 0.92 in 2014 WB + 1 other
South Africa 0.91 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Myanmar 0.86 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Fiji 0.84 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Palestine 0.84 in 2001 WB
Iraq 0.82 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Viet Nam 0.82 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Thailand 0.81 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Guyana 0.8 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Egypt 0.79 in 2017 WB + 1 other
India 0.78 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Cabo Verde 0.77 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Morocco 0.73 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Timor-Leste 0.72 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.66 in 2010 WB + 1 other
Nepal 0.65 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Bangladesh 0.53 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Tonga 0.52 in 2013 WB + 1 other
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 0.5 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Marshall Islands 0.46 in 2012 WB + 1 other
Sudan 0.41 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Equatorial Guinea 0.4 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Nigeria 0.38 in 2013 WB + 1 other
Indonesia 0.38 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Namibia 0.37 in 2010 WB + 1 other
Bhutan 0.37 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Botswana 0.37 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Gabon 0.36 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Guatemala 0.36 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Samoa 0.34 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Sao Tome and Principe 0.32 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Honduras 0.31 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Yemen 0.31 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Afghanistan 0.28 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Haiti 0.23 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Côte d'Ivoire 0.23 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Djibouti 0.22 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Angola 0.21 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Kiribati 0.2 in 2013 WB + 1 other
Guinea Bissau 0.2 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Solomon Islands 0.2 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Kenya 0.2 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Madagascar 0.18 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Ghana 0.18 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Mauritania 0.18 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Micronesia (Federated States of) 0.18 in 2010 WB + 1 other
Vanuatu 0.17 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Comoros 0.17 in 2012 WB + 1 other
Cambodia 0.17 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Benin 0.16 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Mali 0.14 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Rwanda 0.13 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Congo 0.12 in 2011 WB + 1 other
Gambia 0.11 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Saint Lucia 0.11 in 2009 WB + 1 other
Ethiopia 0.1 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Zambia 0.09 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Uganda 0.09 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.09 in 2013 WB + 1 other
Cameroon 0.09 in 2011 WB + 1 other
Eswatini 0.08 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Guinea 0.08 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Zimbabwe 0.08 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Mozambique 0.07 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Senegal 0.07 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Lesotho 0.07 in 2010 WB + 1 other
Central African Republic 0.06 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Burkina Faso 0.06 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Eritrea 0.06 in 2004 WB + 1 other
Papua New Guinea 0.05 in 2010 WB + 1 other
Burundi 0.05 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Niger 0.05 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Togo 0.05 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Chad 0.05 in 2016 WB + 1 other
United Republic of Tanzania 0.04 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Liberia 0.04 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Sierra Leone 0.03 in 2011 WB + 1 other
Somalia 0.02 in 2014 WB + 1 other
Malawi 0.02 in 2016 WB + 1 other
Qatar 0 in 2017 WB + 1 other

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