General statistics on doctors in Norway 2015

As of June 2015, 27 511 physicians and 4 321 medical students are members of The Norwegian Medical Association, bringing the total to 31 832 members. The database of The Norwegian Medical Association indicates a number of about 28 155 physicians in Norway, of which about 24 170 are under 67 years of age, which is the general age of retirement in Norway. Out of these 24 170 or 96,7 % are members, and 48,7 % are women. Among physicians under 67 years of age in Norway the mean age is 41,4 years for women and 46,6 years for men, totally 44,0 years. At least 16,6 % have foreign citizenship (at least 4 013), most from Germany (831), Sweden (657), Denmark (474), Poland (165), Serbia (137), Russia (130), Iceland (118), Netherlands (116), Lithuania (102), Iraq (93), Hungary (87), United Kingdom (75), Finland (64) and Bosnia Hercegovina (58).

 

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