This map tells us the number of trained physicians, nurses, and midwives that are available for every 10,000 individuals by country.
Data source: 2010 World Health Statistics Report from the World Health Organization. Data from 2000-2009, most recent year available. This data was collected by the World Health Organization. The World Policy Analysis Center is not responsible for any errors or omissions.
- The number 23 is used as a cut-off because the World Health Organization has identified it as a critical threshold for the delivery of essential health services
- These estimates from WHO are based on the following sources: national population censuses, labour-force and employment surveys, health facility assessments, and routine administrative information systems.