Geographic distribution by country
ALGERIA
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 5986 3411 29215 4371 24842 1820  
Rural 2875 4161 32962 1042 10526 1565
Year 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002  
BENIN
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 10 441 1734 11 193 54  
Rural 1 383 3231 0 118 22
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
BHUTAN
Dentists  Medical Assistants Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 10 17 261 8 116 34  
Rural 0 0 69 0 2 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
BRAZIL
Dentists  Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians
Urban 152171 634075 44712 196621      
Rural 1241 25036 820 1532
Year 2000 2000 2000 2000      
BURKINA FASO
Dentists 
Urban 43            
Rural 15
Year 2004            
BURUNDI
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 12 439 11 272 73 124 3
Rural 2 503 0 1065 0 76 2
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
CAMEROON
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians
Urban 140 43 14438 630 2185    
Rural 7 2 11559 70 939
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 6 164 433 17 8    
Rural 0 183 272 0 1
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
CHAD
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 7 90 154 975 26 284 8
Rural 0 55 199 1171 5 61 3
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
COMOROS
Dentists  Midwives Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 17 90 15 4      
Rural 0 17 0 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004      
CONGO
Dentists  Radiographers 
Urban 10 9          
Rural 0 0
Year 2004 2004          
COTE D'IVOIRE
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 339 25 2109 6559 788 2081 232
Rural 0 0 298 1214 0 0 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Dentists  Medical Assistants Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 126 82 10364 840 3962 123  
Rural 33 92 18425 360 1865 67
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
DJIBOUTI
Dentists  Pharmacists  Physicians
Urban 10 18 121        
Rural 0 0 8
Year 2004 2004 2004        
EGYPT
Midwives
Urban 201            
Rural 1576
Year 2004            
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 5 53 213 12 1    
Rural 0 0 5 0 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
ERITREA
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 15 116 1318 17 178 32  
Rural 1 24 1047 0 37 16
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
GABON
Dentists  Midwives Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 14 400 33 330 28    
Rural 0 103 0 65 3
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
GAMBIA
Physicians Nurses Dentists  Pharmacists  Midwives Radiographers 
Urban 84 878 7 16 185 3  
Rural 72 740 0 2 78 0
Year 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003  
GHANA
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 5 236 1564 2338 18    
Rural 99 551 2346 902 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
GUINEA
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 18 251 2945 439 769 12  
Rural 4 96 1116 36 218 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
GUINEA BISSAU
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 2 65 415 10 137 11  
Rural 1 95 497 3 51 4
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
HONDURAS
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians
Urban 1056 989 70 6767 328 3447  
Rural 85 63 125 1566 23 229
Year 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000  
INDIA
Dentists  Medical Assistants Nurses Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 9565 30721 175617 91282 11129    
Rural 3451 34779 98892 86051 4757
Year 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991    
IRAQ
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 6628 8225 1236 22064 5607 13647 1699
Rural 3624 2579 465 10240 1836 3375 384
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
LIBERIA
Medical Assistants Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 480 28 80 16      
Rural 60 1 23 1
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004      
MADAGASCAR
Midwives Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 726 175 39        
Rural 1350 0 0
Year 2004 2004 2004        
MALAWI
Medical Assistants Radiographers 
Urban 212 30          
Rural 495 0
Year 2004 2004          
MALDIVES
Dentists  Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 10 433 162 150 16    
Rural 0 453 79 152 11
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
MALI
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 44 343 1411 4809 351 975 32
Rural 0 0 941 1177 0 78 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
MAURITANIA
Dentists  Midwives Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 26 59 40 196 15    
Rural 21 176 22 117 9
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
MAURITIUS
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 94 72 2125 184 741 61  
Rural 73 94 2313 102 562 58
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
MOROCCO
Medical Assistants Radiographers 
Urban 356 641          
Rural 0 2
Year 2004 2004          
MYANMAR
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 1268 1713 8451 127 327    
Rural 61 37729 1448 0 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
NIGER
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 9 3 300 1732 18 255 18
Rural 6 1 97 689 2 41 10
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
NIGERIA
Radiographers 
Urban 483            
Rural 207
Year 2004            
OMAN
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 414 9 16 10108 698 3845 412
Rural 2 1 0 165 0 26 2
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
PAKISTAN
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians
Urban 3871 8161 33912 6482 79979    
Rural 2581 15157 14534 1620 36319
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
ROMANIA
Midwives Physicians
Urban 34 4017          
Rural 19 212
Year 2002 2002          
RWANDA
Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 34 56 2066 112 379 13  
Rural 41 21 1504 0 53 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 2 34 120 2 71 3  
Rural 1 18 136 0 10 4
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
SIERRA LEONE
Dentists 
Urban 5            
Rural 0
Year 2004            
SRI LANKA
Dentists  Medical Assistants Nurses Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 437 83 15881 556 270    
Rural 334 1256 7149 434 68
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
SUDAN
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Radiographers 
Urban 441 3241 10509 14436 1300 664  
Rural 260 3505 3331 3220 36 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
SWAZILAND
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 17 1679 2655 46 165 26  
Rural 0 559 1935 0 6 4
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004  
TIMOR-LESTE
Dentists  Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 2 1 69 1      
Rural 0 0 10 0
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004      
TOGO
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 18 178 243 1246 28 209 45
Rural 0 26 27 421 21 16 2
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
UGANDA
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 63 247 1047 2613 206 1345 98
Rural 54 2225 3117 12192 9 864 66
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
Dentists  Midwives Nurses Pharmacists  Physicians Radiographers 
Urban 49 306 2121 56 366 50  
Rural 98 2257 8608 55 456 143
Year 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002  
YEMEN
Dentists  Medical Assistants Midwives Pharmacists  Physicians
Urban 458 2333 413 905 5899    
Rural 20 1009 0 20 840
Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004    
ZAMBIA
Dentists  Medical Assistants Radiographers 
Urban 215 1043 192        
Rural 54 1079 60
Year 2004 2004 2004