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Dentists per 1,000 people, 2019:

The average for 2019 based on 24 countries was 0.71 dentists per 1,000 people. The highest value was in Lithuania: 1.05 dentists per 1,000 people and the lowest value was in Mexico: 0.13 dentists per 1,000 people. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: dentists per 1,000 people; Source: OECD
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Countries Dentists per 1,000 people, 2019 Global rank Available data
Lithuania 1.05 1 1992 - 2020
Estonia 0.98 2 1980 - 2020
Norway 0.91 3 1985 - 2021
Poland 0.89 4 1980 - 2019
Italy 0.87 5 2013 - 2021
Germany 0.86 6 1992 - 2020
Israel 0.83 7 1996 - 2020
Iceland 0.79 8 1980 - 2021
Sweden 0.78 9 1995 - 2019
Belgium 0.76 10 1985 - 2020
Czechia 0.73 11 1980 - 2020
Hungary 0.73 12 1985 - 2020
Denmark 0.72 13 1992 - 2019
Slovenia 0.72 14 1998 - 2020
Latvia 0.71 15 1992 - 2020
Canada 0.65 16 2005 - 2020
France 0.63 17 2011 - 2020
Australia 0.61 18 2000 - 2020
Austria 0.58 19 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 0.57 20 1999 - 2020
UK 0.53 21 2007 - 2021
South Korea 0.51 22 1981 - 2020
Switzerland 0.41 23 1980 - 2019
Mexico 0.13 24 1990 - 2020



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