Which Country Has the Fewest Dentists per Population?

Persons Per Dentist (persons), 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 24 countries in 2014, Mexico ranked the highest in persons per dentist with 8,397 persons followed by Poland and South Korea. On the other end of the scale was Estonia with 1,084 persons, Luxembourg with 1,091 persons and Lithuania with 1,121 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Persons Per Dentist indicator page.

Persons Per Dentist Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,924 ... 1,883 1,801 ...
Austria persons 1,836 1,812 1,793 1,776 1,760 ...
Belgium persons 1,406 1,419 1,426 1,414 1,402 ...
Czech Republic persons 1,493 1,479 1,453 1,427 1,425 ...
Denmark persons 1,248 1,274 1,262 1,283 1,284 ... ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,530 1,528
Hungary persons 1,984 2,039 1,905 1,907 1,774 ...
Israel persons ... ... 1,211 1,192 1,165 1,284 1,421 ...
Latvia persons 1,411 1,399 1,405 1,423 1,422 ...
Mexico persons 9,898 9,621 8,914 8,863 8,810 ...
Poland persons 2,929 3,139 3,044 2,928 3,051 ...
Slovenia persons ... ... ... ... 1,671 1,654 1,632 1,609 1,592 ...
South Korea persons 2,424 2,359 2,314 2,274 2,233
Switzerland persons 1,920 1,921 1,906 1,918 1,908 ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,003 1,955 1,914 1,866 1,861