Brazil: Doctors per 1,000 people

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 Brazil

Doctors per 1,000 people

 Latest value 2.15
 Reference 2021
 Measure doctors per 1,000 people
 Source OECD

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 1.51 doctors per 1,000 people with a minimum of 1.09 doctors per 1,000 people in 1990 and a maximum of 2.15 doctors per 1,000 people in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 2.15 doctors per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 11 countries is 3.88 doctors per 1,000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The number of practicing physicians per 1,000 residents of the country.
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