Netherlands: Doctors per 1,000 people

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 Netherlands

Doctors per 1,000 people

 Latest value 3.83
 Year 2020
 Measure doctors per 1,000 people
 Data availability 2014 - 2020
 Average 3.61
 Min - Max 3.42 - 3.83
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for the Netherlands from 2014 to 2020. The average value for the Netherlands during that period was 3.61 doctors per 1,000 people with a minimum of 3.42 doctors per 1,000 people in 2014 and a maximum of 3.83 doctors per 1,000 people in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 3.83 doctors per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 27 countries is 3.56 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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Netherlands - Doctors per 1,000 people - recent values




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


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