Which Country Has the Most Dentists?

Number of Dentists (persons), 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 24 countries in 2014, Japan ranked the highest in number of dentists with 99,686 persons followed by Germany and France. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 274 persons, Luxembourg with 489 persons and Estonia with 1,182 persons.

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

Number of Dentists Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 11,455 ... 12,062 12,767 ...
Austria persons 4,544 4,619 4,685 4,743 4,797 ...
Belgium persons 7,663 7,655 7,675 7,777 7,869 ...
Czech Republic persons 6,974 7,092 7,263 7,429 7,461 ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41,507 41,740
Germany persons 63,532 64,291 64,972 65,502 66,157 ...
Hungary persons 5,064 4,920 5,257 5,236 5,609 ...
Israel persons ... ... 5,867 6,100 6,367 5,867 5,367 ...
Japan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 96,690 ... 98,739 ... 99,686 ... ...
Mexico persons 11,615 12,101 13,225 13,451 13,677 ...
Norway persons 4,188 4,192 4,293 4,380 4,340 ...
Poland persons 13,038 12,169 12,549 13,033 12,491 ...
South Korea persons 19,751 20,415 20,936 21,410 21,888
Sweden persons ... 7,476 7,468 7,543 7,655 7,699 ... ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30,617 31,559 32,423 33,419 33,654