DEFINITION: Physicians are defined as graduates of any facility or school of medicine who are working in the country in any medical field (practice, teaching, research).
|1||Israel||3.82 per 1,000 people||2003|
|2||Lebanon||3.25 per 1,000 people||2001|
|3||Qatar||2.22 per 1,000 people||2001|
|4||Jordan||2.03 per 1,000 people||2004|
|5||United Arab Emirates||2.02 per 1,000 people||2001|
|6||Kuwait||1.53 per 1,000 people||2001|
|7||Syria||1.4 per 1,000 people||2001|
|8||Saudi Arabia||1.37 per 1,000 people||2004|
|9||Tunisia||1.34 per 1,000 people||2004|
|10||Oman||1.32 per 1,000 people||2004|
|11||Libya||1.29 per 1,000 people||1997|
|12||Algeria||1.13 per 1,000 people||2002|
|13||Bahrain||1.09 per 1,000 people||2004|
|14||Iraq||0.66 per 1,000 people||2004|
|15||Egypt||0.54 per 1,000 people||2003|
|16||Morocco||0.51 per 1,000 people||2004|
|17||Iran||0.45 per 1,000 people||2004|
|18||Yemen||0.33 per 1,000 people||2004|
Interesting observations about Health > Physicians > Per 1,000 people
- 32 of the top 41 countries by physicians > per 1,000 people are European.
- 28 of the top 49 countries by physicians > per 1,000 people are Cold countries'.
- Cuba has ranked in the top 2 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 1995.
- Belarus has ranked in the top 3 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 1996.
- Italy has ranked in the top 3 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 2001.
- 18 of the top 40 countries by physicians > per 1,000 people are NATO.
- Azerbaijan ranked first for physicians > per 1,000 people amongst Non-religious countries in 2003.
- Russia ranked first for physicians > per 1,000 people amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
- Georgia has ranked in the top 4 for physicians > per 1,000 people since 2000.
- Turkey ranked last for physicians > per 1,000 people amongst Potential Future EU Members in 2005.