Germany: Doctors per 1,000 people

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 Germany

Doctors per 1,000 people

 Latest value 4.53
 Year 2021
 Measure doctors per 1,000 people
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 3.59
 Min - Max 2.76 - 4.53
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 3.59 doctors per 1,000 people with a minimum of 2.76 doctors per 1,000 people in 1991 and a maximum of 4.53 doctors per 1,000 people in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 4.53 doctors per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 12 countries is 3.93 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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Germany - Doctors per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

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Germany - Doctors per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1991-2021




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


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