Number of female physicians reached 4,611 persons in 2019 in Latvia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.21 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of female physicians in Latvia reached an all time high of 7,197 persons in 2004 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Latvia's main peers, number of female physicians in Estonia amounted to 3,389 persons and 9,032 persons in Lithuania in 2019.
Latvia has been ranked 27th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of number of female physicians, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Doctors (physicians) include generalist and specialist medical practitioners.