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2009 Practising physicians (doctors) 2009

Density per 1 000 population

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Health: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-8480 - © OECD 2009

 Practising physicians (doctors)
 Density per 1 000 population
 
 
 
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
 
Australia
2.47
 
2.54
 
2.54
 
2.60
 
2.68
 
2.75
 
2.81
 
..
 
 
Austria
3.12
 
3.22
 
3.30
 
3.38
 
3.45
 
3.54
 
3.66
 
3.75
 
 
Belgium
3.86
 
3.90
 
3.95
 
4.00
 
4.00
 
4.02
 
4.02
 
4.03
 
 
Canada
2.06
 
2.06
 
2.08
 
2.09
 
2.12
 
2.14
 
2.15
 
2.18
 
 
Czech Republic
3.37
 
 b
3.45
 
3.50
 
3.52
 
3.52
 
3.56
 
3.57
 
3.57
 
 
Denmark
2.70
 
2.73
 
2.83
 
2.86
 
2.99
 
3.09
 
3.17
 
..
 
 
Finland
2.67
 
2.65
 
2.65
 
2.73
 
2.84
 
2.91
 
2.95
 
..
 
 
France
3.32
 
3.34
 
3.36
 
3.38
 
3.39
 
3.40
 
3.39
 
3.37
 
 
Germany
3.26
 
3.31
 
3.34
 
3.37
 
3.39
 
3.41
 
3.45
 
3.50
 
 
Greece
4.33
 
4.38
 
4.58
 
4.75
 
4.88
 
5.00
 
5.35
 
..
 
 
Hungary
3.13
 
 e
3.16
 
 e
3.19
 
3.25
 
3.34
 
2.78
 
 b
3.04
 
2.78
 
 b
 
Iceland
3.44
 
3.47
 
3.58
 
3.62
 
3.61
 
3.73
 
3.68
 
3.72
 
 
Ireland
2.23
 
 d
2.38
 
 d
2.41
 
 d
2.58
 
 d
2.75
 
 d
2.77
 
 d
2.93
 
 d
3.03
 
 d
 
Italy
4.14
 
4.34
 
4.40
 
4.12
 
4.19
 
3.82
 
3.69
 
3.65
 
 
Japan
1.93
 
..
 
1.98
 
..
 
2.03
 
..
 
2.09
 
..
 
 
Korea
1.30
 
1.39
 
1.49
 
1.57
 
1.57
 
1.63
 
1.69
 
1.74
 
 
Luxembourg
2.15
 
 b
2.21
 
2.26
 
2.39
 
2.44
 
2.43
 
2.73
 
 b
2.87
 
 
Mexico
1.63
 
1.52
 
1.54
 
1.59
 
1.67
 
1.79
 
1.92
 
1.96
 
 
Netherlands
3.19
 
 d
3.28
 
 d
3.38
 
 d
3.48
 
 d
3.60
 
 d
3.71
 
 d
3.82
 
 d
3.93
 
 d
 
New Zealand
2.23
 
2.19
 
2.13
 
2.18
 
2.20
 
2.12
 
2.28
 
2.31
 
 
Norway
2.85
 
2.97
 
3.39
 
 b
3.40
 
3.50
 
3.68
 
3.75
 
3.86
 
 
Poland
2.22
 
2.27
 
2.30
 
2.43
 
 b
2.29
 
 b
2.14
 
 b
2.18
 
2.19
 
 
Portugal
3.10
 
 d
3.15
 
 d
3.18
 
 d
3.23
 
 d
3.28
 
 d
3.35
 
 d
3.42
 
 d
3.51
 
 d
 
Slovak Republic
3.14
 
3.14
 
3.11
 
3.06
 
3.06
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Spain
3.16
 
3.07
 
2.91
 
3.22
 
3.37
 
3.77
 
3.63
 
3.65
 
 
Sweden
3.08
 
3.18
 
3.28
 
3.36
 
3.43
 
3.49
 
3.58
 
..
 
 
Switzerland
3.51
 
3.51
 
3.56
 
3.72
 
 b
3.75
 
3.80
 
3.85
 
3.85
 
 
Turkey
1.26
 
1.33
 
1.37
 
1.39
 
1.46
 
1.48
 
1.43
 
 b
1.51
 
 
United Kingdom
1.94
 
1.99
 
2.07
 
2.16
 
2.30
 
2.38
 
2.44
 
2.48
 
 
United States
2.29
 
2.35
 
2.34
 
2.38
 
2.39
 
2.43
 
2.42
 
2.43
 
Last updated: 8 June 2010
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