Physicians total - Medical brain drain - Migration and Remittances



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Source: MODELING THE EFFECT OF PHYSICIAN EMIGRATION ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT By Alok Bhargava, Frederic Docquier and Yasser Moullan (February 2010)
This data set is part of a research project on "Brain drain, return migration and South-South migration: impact on labor markets and human capital" financially supported by the Austrian, German, Korean, and Norwegian governments through the Multi-donor Trust Fund on Labor Markets, Job Creation, and Economic Growth administered by the World Bank's Social Protection and Labor unit (contract 7152391).
Physicians total - Medical brain drain - Migration and Remittances (2004)

Rank

Country

Physicians

1China2,116,162
2United States872,430
3Russia598,307
4India545,565
5Brazil363,167
6Germany272,385
7Japan255,146
8Italy253,644
9France197,215
10Mexico153,437
11Ukraine143,804
12Egypt143,079
13United Kingdom124,591
14Spain119,194
15Argentina110,664
16Pakistan98,332
17Philippines94,807
18Turkey91,926
19Poland87,851
20Uzbekistan73,840
21Iran69,658
22North Korea67,076
23South Korea67,076
24Cuba66,894
25Canada66,423
26Colombia60,189
27Kazakhstan53,746
28Netherlands50,288
29Venezuela49,788
30Australia49,703
31Greece48,515
32Belarus44,430
33Vietnam43,459
34Romania41,032
35Belgium40,466
36Nigeria36,730
37Czech Republic35,707
38Taiwan35,461
39Indonesia34,853
40Portugal33,421
41Bangladesh31,849
42Algeria31,833
43South Africa31,718
44Peru31,682
45Saudi Arabia31,476
46Hungary31,397
47Azerbaijan29,109
48Sweden27,283
49Austria26,697
50Bulgaria26,477
51Switzerland26,460
52Israel26,152
53Syria24,338
54Georgia20,025
55Denmark19,731
56Slovakia19,404
57Ecuador19,203
58Thailand18,654
59Malaysia17,391
60Chile17,216
61Dominican Republic16,429
62Norway16,221
63Finland16,157
64Serbia15,802
65Turkmenistan15,423
66Burma14,905
67Lebanon14,628
68Morocco14,548
69Lithuania13,909
70Tajikistan13,743
71Iraq13,410
72Kyrgyzstan13,135
73Uruguay12,345
74Moldova11,418
75Guatemala11,027
76Jordan10,880
77Armenia10,774
78Croatia10,551
79Ireland9,586
80Nicaragua9,009
81New Zealand8,419
82El Salvador8,322
83Sri Lanka8,236
84United Arab Emirates8,177
85Libya7,172
86Tunisia6,927
87Costa Rica6,883
88Latvia6,764
89Mongolia6,610
90Paraguay6,602
91Bolivia6,464
92Singapore5,950
93Honduras5,798
94Afghanistan5,562
95Bosnia and Herzegovina5,541
96Sudan5,307
97Panama5,013
98Macedonia4,490
99Albania4,403
100Slovenia4,377
101Estonia4,276
102Kenya4,213
103Yemen4,192
104Democratic Republic of the Congo3,668
105Kuwait3,655
106Laos3,339
107Oman3,266
108Occupied Palestinian Territory2,818
109Madagascar2,365
110Cyprus2,297
111Jamaica2,246
112Haiti2,110
113Cambodia2,087
114Ethiopia1,961
115Ghana1,860
116Ivory Coast1,515
117Montenegro1,468
118Qatar1,381
119Nepal1,290
120Cameroon1,287
121Uganda1,188
122Malta1,168
123Luxembourg1,165
124Bahrain1,136
125Angola1,082
126Iceland1,040
127Mauritius1,039
128Trinidad and Tobago1,034
129Senegal972.80
130Republic of the Congo943.10
131Tanzania813.20
132Zimbabwe751.30
133Guinea744.40
134Zambia717.80
135Namibia594.30
136Mali517.80
137Botswana495.50
138Burkina Faso484
139Mozambique457.60
140Niger393.30
141Mauritania393
142Sierra Leone389.60
143Gabon389
144Benin387
145Somalia385
146Burundi371.40
147Guyana370.60
148Brunei358.50
149Bahamas334.90
150Barbados327.10
151Belize286
152Papua New Guinea283.70
153Fiji281.20
154Togo274.90
155Guinea-Bissau247.20
156Maldives227.60
157Chad217.10
158Suriname197.10
159Swaziland194.80
160Andorra171.20
161Rwanda157.30
162Central African Republic135.80
163Eritrea131.70
164Western Samoa124.60
165Malawi124.10
166Equatorial Guinea121.50
167Seychelles110.70
168Lesotho96.80
169St. Vincent and the Grenadines95.70
170Djibouti93.70
171St. Lucia83.20
172Cape Verde80.30
173Liberia77.60
174Micronesia74.70
175Sao Tome and Principe73.50
176San Marino70.20
177Antigua and Barbuda61.40
178Solomon Islands59.40
179St. Kitts and Nevis55
180Grenada51.80
181Gambia49.70
182East Timor45.90
183Bhutan44.90
184Comoros44.40
185Dominica35.10
186Tonga35
187Kiribati28.50
188Marshall Islands24.70
189Vanuatu23.10
190Palau21.80
191Nauru1.40
192Tuvalu1.30
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