Which Country Has the Fewest Physicians per Population?

Persons Per Doctor (Physician) (persons), 2011 or latest
Health Care | January 2, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 28 countries in 2011, Turkey ranked the highest in persons per doctor, or physician with 625 persons followed by South Korea and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Greece with 164 persons, Belarus with 181 persons and Austria with 208 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Persons Per Doctor (Physician) indicator page.

Persons Per Doctor (Physician) Unit 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Belgium persons 345 345 345 345 345 ...
Canada persons 476 455 455 455 435 ...
Estonia persons 313 313 313 303 303 ...
France persons 294 294 303 303 303
Hungary persons 303 357 333 357 323 ...
Ireland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 370 357 345
Luxembourg persons 417 385 385 370 357 ...
Mexico persons 588 556 526 500 500 ...
New Zealand persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 455 476 435 435 400
Poland persons 435 476 455 455 455 ...
Slovenia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 435 435 417 417 417 ...
South Korea persons 625 625 588 588 526
Turkey persons 833 714 714 667 625 ...
USA persons ... ... ... 417 417 417 417 417 ...
United Kingdom persons 435 417 400 400 385