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Table 3 Surgeons per region in Ethiopia

From: The surgical workforce shortage and successes in retaining surgical trainees in Ethiopia: a professional survey

Region Population [27] Number of surgeons Surgeons per 100,000 population
Addis Ababa 3,041,002 109 3.58
Affar 1,602,995 2 0.12
Amhara 18,866,002 36 0.19
Benishangul-Gumuz 982,004 0 0
Dire Dawa 387,000 5 1.29
Gambella 385,997 0 0
Harari 210,000 3 1.43
Oromia 31,294,992 39 0.12
Somali 5,148,989 1 0.02
SNNPR 17,359,008 27 0.16
Tigray 4,929,999 19 0.39
Total 84,320,987 248 0.29
  1. SNNPR The Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region