Persons per doctor, or physician reached 345 persons in 2009 in Belgium, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, persons per doctor, or physician in Belgium reached an all time high of 357 persons in 1999 and an all time low of 270 persons in 1997. When compared to Belgium's main peers, persons per doctor, or physician in France amounted to 303 persons, 278 persons in Germany and 370 persons in Luxembourg in 2009.
Belgium has been ranked 11th within the group of 28 countries we follow in terms of persons per doctor, or physician, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Doctors (physicians) include generalist and specialist medical practitioners.