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Number of Pharmacists (persons), 2014 or latest
Pharmaceutical | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 26 countries in 2014, Japan ranked the highest in number of pharmacists with 205,716 persons followed by France and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 363 persons, Luxembourg with 380 persons and Estonia with 868 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Pharmacists indicator page.

Number of Pharmacists Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia persons 19,148 19,655 20,281 20,960 21,656 ...
Belgium persons 13,280 13,508 13,643 13,876 14,084 ...
Canada persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 32,573 33,203 35,238 36,380 37,500 ...
Czech Republic persons 6,383 6,724 6,965 7,172 7,308 ...
Finland persons ... ... ... ... 6,020 5,941 ... ... ... ... ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 69,679 70,136 70,247 70,025 69,346 ...
Germany persons 51,431 52,004 52,568 52,430 53,480 ...
Hungary persons 7,524 7,594 7,039 7,353 7,557 ...
Japan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 216,077 ... 230,186 ... ...
Poland persons 27,446 27,747 28,121 29,268 29,330 ... ...
Portugal persons 8,068 8,379 8,711 8,788 9,340 ...
South Korea persons ... ... ... ... ... 32,537 32,645 33,206 33,946 36,980 ...
Spain persons 52,100 54,567 55,400 56,167 53,867 ...
Sweden persons 7,268 7,372 7,506 7,612 7,689 ... ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... 51,315 53,261 54,380 56,542 58,329