Persons per doctor, or physician reached 417 persons in 2009 in USA, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, persons per doctor, or physician in USA reached an all time high of 476 persons in 1993 and an all time low of 417 persons in 2003. When compared to USA's main peers, persons per doctor, or physician in Canada amounted to 417 persons and 500 persons in Mexico in 2009.
USA has been ranked 5th 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.