Which Country Has the Most Medical Graduates per Physicians?

Medical Graduates (Per 1,000 Physicians) (persons), 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 29 countries in 2014, Ireland ranked the highest in medical graduates per 1,000 physicians with 75.3 persons followed by Denmark and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Israel with 14.7 persons, Switzerland with 24.1 persons and Japan with 25.7 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Medical Graduates (Per 1,000 Physicians) indicator page.

Medical Graduates (Per 1,000 Physicians) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia persons 37.3 34.9 ... 40.7 42.2 ...
Belgium persons 24.2 26.9 30.8 35.0 36.2 ...
Czech Republic persons 31.5 35.3 38.7 38.2 41.2 ...
Denmark persons 59.0 62.3 61.3 58.9 51.3 ... ...
Finland persons ... 37.8 33.1 37.6 38.6 48.5 ...
Hungary persons 30.9 30.5 36.3 38.9 44.8 ...
Iceland persons 42.3 31.7 38.4 39.3 42.8 ... ...
Ireland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60.4 62.7 ...
Latvia persons 19.9 23.8 27.5 35.9 36.6 ...
Lithuania persons 25.9 32.4 32.0 32.8 31.3 ...
Mexico persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 59.8 56.8 56.2 54.4 55.0 ...
Poland persons 33.1 33.7 37.0 39.8 41.7 ...
Slovenia persons ... ... ... ... 35.8 33.0 46.0 40.2 50.9 ...
South Korea persons ... ... ... ... ... 49.2 47.0 41.3 39.4 39.3
United Kingdom persons 51.3 49.8 50.2 48.6 50.4 ...