Switzerland: Pharmacists per 1,000 people

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 Switzerland

Pharmacists per 1,000 people

 Latest value 0.67
 Year 2019
 Measure pharmacists per 1,000 people
 Data availability 1980 - 2019
 Average 0.57
 Min - Max 0.34 - 0.7
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1980 to 2019. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 0.57 pharmacists per 1,000 people with a minimum of 0.34 pharmacists per 1,000 people in 1980 and a maximum of 0.7 pharmacists per 1,000 people in 2016. The latest value from 2019 is 0.67 pharmacists per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 26 countries is 0.82 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
Switzerland - Pharmacists per 1,000 people - recent values

Historical chart
Switzerland - Pharmacists per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1980-2019




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


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