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Table 8 Numbers of doctors per 100,000 citizens in 12 new European Union (EU)-countries

From: Aspects of medical migration with particular reference to the United Kingdom and the Netherlands

Country Total number of doctors Number of doctors per 100,000 citizens
Bulgariaa 28,128 56
Cyprus 1,864 234
Czech Republic 35,960 351
Estonia 6,118 448
Latvia 6,940 301
Lithuania 13,682 397
Hungary 32,877 333
Malta 1,254 318
Poland 95,272 247
Romania 42,538 190
Slovakia 17,172 318
Slovenia 4,475 225
  1. aBulgaria and Romania joined the European Union on 1 January 2007. The other 10 countries joined the EU on 1 May 2004.
  2. Source: WHO; World Health Statistics; 2007.