General statistics on doctors in Norway 2013

As of 21st January 2013, 25 589 physicians and 4 189 medical students are members of The Norwegian Medical Association, bringing the total to 29 778 members. The database of The Norwegian Medical Association indicates a number of about 26 155 physicians in Norway, of which about 22 845 are under 67 years of age, which is the general age of retirement in Norway. Out of these 22 115 or 96,8 % are members, and 46,5 % are women. Among physicians under 67 years of age in Norway the mean age is 41,0 years for women and 46,9 years for men, totally 44,2 years. At least 16,2 % have foreign citizenship (at least 3 708), most from Germany (822), Sweden (657), Denmark (443), Poland (147), Iceland (120), Serbia (112), Netherlands (109), Russia (106), Iraq (88), Lithuania (82), Hungary (71), United Kingdom (66), Finland (66) and Bosnia Hercegovina (60).

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