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Doctors per 1,000 people, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 2 countries was 3.67 doctors per 1,000 people. The highest value was in Australia: 3.9 doctors per 1,000 people and the lowest value was in New Zealand: 3.43 doctors per 1,000 people. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: doctors per 1,000 people; Source: OECD
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Countries Doctors per 1,000 people, 2020 Global rank Available data
Australia 3.9 1 1961 - 2020
New Zealand 3.43 2 2000 - 2021



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

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