Canada: Pharmacists per 1,000 people

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 Canada

Pharmacists per 1,000 people

 Latest value 1.04
 Year 2020
 Measure pharmacists per 1,000 people
 Data availability 2012 - 2020
 Average 0.99
 Min - Max 0.91 - 1.04
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 2012 to 2020. The average value for Canada during that period was 0.99 pharmacists per 1,000 people with a minimum of 0.91 pharmacists per 1,000 people in 2012 and a maximum of 1.04 pharmacists per 1,000 people in 2019. The latest value from 2020 is 1.04 pharmacists per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 24 countries is 0.90 pharmacists 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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Recent values chart
Canada - Pharmacists per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Pharmacists per 1,000 people - historical chart - 2012-2020




Definition: The number of practicing pharmacists per 1,000 residents of the country.


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