Number of Practising Physicians

This key economic indicator for the Health Care Provider sector has been recently updated.

  1. China increased 2.7% of Number of Practising Physicians in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 China Number of Practising Physicians rose 4.4% year on year to 2,939,428 Persons.
  3. In 2019 India was number 2 in Number of Practising Physicians.
  4. In 2018 Czech Republic was number 40 in Number of Practising Physicians attaining 42,919 Persons, from 71 in 2017.

Top Countries in Number of Practising Physicians

# 72 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
2,939,428 2019 +2.6 % +4.4 % View data
2 #2
India
1,081,055 2019 +2.1 % +2.9 % View data
3 #3
United States
862,479 2019 +1.3 % +1.0 % View data
5 #5
Russia
590,795 2019 -1.5 % -0.2 % View data
6 #6
Germany
361,472 2019 +1.1 % +1.7 % View data
8 #8
Japan
318,605 2019 +1.0 % +1.2 % View data
10 #10
Mexico
312,329 2019 +2.1 % +3.1 % View data
12 #12
Italy
242,595 2019 +0.9 % +0.6 % View data
14 #14
France
213,499 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
16 #16
United Kingdom
196,784 2019 +4.2 % +2.1 % View data
18 #18
Spain
188,564 2019 +0.2 % +1.3 % View data
20 #20
Turkey
156,184 2019 +2.0 % +2.9 % View data
21 #21
South Korea
125,881 2019 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
23 #23
Colombia
110,518 2019 +1.9 % +4.2 % View data
24 #24
Canada
105,271 2019 +2.2 % +2.6 % View data
26 #26
Australia
95,323 2019 +1.8 % +3.3 % View data
28 #28
Poland
91,588 2019 +0.5 % +0.9 % View data
30 #30
Greece
66,197 2019 +1.0 % +0.7 % View data
31 #31
Netherlands
64,104 2019 +1.4 % +2.1 % View data
33 #33
Portugal
53,788 2019 +1.6 % +3.2 % View data
34 #34
Chile
48,159 2019 +1.9 % +6.1 % View data
35 #35
Austria
46,993 2019 +1.4 % +1.7 % View data
37 #37
South Africa
45,138 2019 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
38 #38
Sweden
44,304 2019 +1.7 % +2.1 % View data
40 #40
Czech Republic
42,919 2018 NA +2.0 % View data
42 #42
Israel
40,168 2019 +3.6 % +3.2 % View data
43 #43
Switzerland
37,468 2019 +1.4 % +2.1 % View data
45 #45
Belgium
35,984 2019 +0.6 % +1.5 % View data
47 #47
Hungary
33,077 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
50 #50
Norway
26,276 2019 +2.9 % +2.9 % View data
52 #52
Denmark
24,581 2019 +1.1 % +2.4 % View data
54 #54
Slovakia
19,137 2019 -0.2 % +0.6 % View data
55 #55
Finland
19,093 2019 +0.9 % +0.6 % View data
56 #56
New Zealand
17,201 2019 +1.0 % +3.1 % View data
58 #58
Ireland
16,366 2019 +2.5 % +3.1 % View data
60 #60
Costa Rica
15,579 2019 +1.5 % +4.2 % View data
61 #61
Lithuania
13,087 2019 +1.6 % -0.6 % View data
63 #63
Slovenia
6,686 2019 +1.4 % +3.2 % View data
65 #65
Latvia
6,302 2019 -1.0 % -0.3 % View data
67 #67
Estonia
4,623 2019 +0.4 % +0.9 % View data
69 #69
Luxembourg
1,840 2019 +2.2 % +2.8 % View data
71 #71
Iceland
1,404 2019 +2.3 % +3.3 % View data

Source: OECD

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