Table 1: Physicians per 100,000 people in Sub-Saharan African Countries
Country Physicians (per 100,000 people) 1990-2003
Gabon *
Malawi *
Somalia *
Burundi 1
Rwanda 2
Chad 3
Ethiopia 3
Niger 3
Burkina Faso 4
Central African Republic 4
Gambia 4
Mali 4
Tanzania, U. Rep. of 4
Angola 5
Eritrea 5
Uganda 5
Togo 6
Zimbabwe 6
Cameroon 7
Comoros 7
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 7
Lesotho 7
Zambia 7
Cote d'Ivoire 9
Ghana 9
Madagascar 9
Sierra Leone 9
Benin 10
Senegal 10
Djibouti 13
Guinea 13
Kenya 14
Mauritania 14
Swaziland 15
Sudan 16
Cape Verde 17
Guinea-Bissau 17
Congo 25
Equatorial Guinea 25
South Africa 25
Nigeria 27
Botswana 29
Namibia 29
Sao Tome and Principe 47
Mauritius 85
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 120
Seychelles 132
Note: A "*" indicates data not available.
Source: Human Development Report 2004, United Nations Development Programme