Number of female physicians reached 16,694 persons in 2020 in Switzerland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.21 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of female physicians in Switzerland reached an all time high of 16,694 persons in 2020 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, number of female physicians in Austria amounted to 23,109 persons and 105,294 persons in Italy in 2020.
Switzerland has been ranked 8th within the group of 10 countries we follow in terms of number of female physicians, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Doctors (physicians) include generalist and specialist medical practitioners.