Denmark: Doctors per 1,000 people

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 Denmark

Doctors per 1,000 people

 Latest value 4.25
 Year 2019
 Measure doctors per 1,000 people
 Data availability 1980 - 2019
 Average 3.02
 Min - Max 1.77 - 4.25
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from 1980 to 2019. The average value for Denmark during that period was 3.02 doctors per 1,000 people with a minimum of 1.77 doctors per 1,000 people in 1980 and a maximum of 4.25 doctors per 1,000 people in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 4.25 doctors per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 33 countries is 3.41 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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Denmark - Doctors per 1,000 people - recent values

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Denmark - Doctors per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1980-2019




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


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