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Doctors per 1,000 people, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 14 countries was 3.85 doctors per 1,000 people. The highest value was in Austria: 5.35 doctors per 1,000 people and the lowest value was in Hungary: 3.14 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
Austria 5.35 1 1960 - 2021
Spain 4.58 2 1980 - 2020
Lithuania 4.48 3 1992 - 2020
Germany 4.47 4 1991 - 2021
Czechia 4.1 5 1970 - 2020
Italy 4 6 2000 - 2021
Netherlands 3.83 7 2014 - 2020
Estonia 3.48 8 1960 - 2020
Ireland 3.46 9 2011 - 2021
Latvia 3.34 10 1990 - 2020
Slovenia 3.3 11 1998 - 2020
Belgium 3.21 12 1960 - 2020
France 3.17 13 2000 - 2020
Hungary 3.14 14 1960 - 2021



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