Which Country Has the Most Medical Graduates?

Number of Medical Graduates (persons), 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in number of medical graduates with 22,963 persons followed by Mexico and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 49.0 persons, Estonia with 144 persons and Slovenia with 245 persons.

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

Number of Medical Graduates Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia persons 2,389 2,361 2,662 3,011 3,179 ...
Canada persons 2,122 2,339 2,449 2,533 2,641 ...
Chile persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 815 1,101 936 1,077 1,355
France persons 4,202 4,429 4,689 5,646 5,883 ... ...
Germany persons 9,857 10,069 9,894 9,572 9,587 ...
Italy persons 6,796 6,682 6,732 6,699 6,631 ...
Japan persons 7,434 7,561 7,619 7,631 7,501
Mexico persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 12,912 12,631 12,812 13,231 13,618 ...
Netherlands persons 2,022 2,075 2,276 2,456 2,467 ...
Poland persons 2,727 2,788 3,081 3,349 3,549 ...
South Korea persons ... ... ... ... ... 4,454 4,449 4,064 3,992 4,096
Spain persons 3,922 3,882 4,299 4,199 4,457 ...
Turkey persons 4,872 4,753 5,087 5,138 4,981 ...
USA persons 19,532 20,555 20,469 21,522 21,799 ...
United Kingdom persons 8,115 8,210 8,490 8,435 8,840 ...