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Physiotherapists per 1,000 people, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 20 countries was 1.15 physiotherapists per 1,000 people. The highest value was in Norway: 2.5 physiotherapists per 1,000 people and the lowest value was in Turkey: 0.08 physiotherapists per 1,000 people. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: physiotherapists per 1,000 people; Source: OECD
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Countries Physiotherapists per 1,000 people, 2020 Global rank Available data
Norway 2.5 1 1991 - 2021
Germany 2.34 2 2000 - 2020
Belgium 2.09 3 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 1.94 4 1999 - 2020
Iceland 1.77 5 1980 - 2021
Austria 1.59 6 1980 - 2020
France 1.35 7 1988 - 2020
Spain 1.26 8 2006 - 2020
Italy 1.19 9 2011 - 2020
Lithuania 1.11 10 1992 - 2020
Ireland 0.93 11 1986 - 2021
Czechia 0.88 12 1980 - 2020
Poland 0.83 13 1980 - 2020
Slovenia 0.74 14 1980 - 2020
Hungary 0.6 15 1994 - 2020
Latvia 0.48 16 1998 - 2020
UK 0.47 17 2000 - 2021
Estonia 0.42 18 2005 - 2020
Slovakia 0.37 19 2009 - 2020
Turkey 0.08 20 2005 - 2020



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

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