Computer tomography scanner density by country 2017

Number of computer tomography (CT) scanners in selected countries as of 2017 (per million population)

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Aug 27, 2019
Computer tomography scanner density by country 2017 Computer tomography (CT) scanners are vital medical technology used in the diagnosis and monitoring of various medical conditions. CT scanner utilize x-ray technology to make images of bones, vessels and other internal organs. As of 2017, Australia had the largest number of CT scanners per one million population with 64.35 scanners per million people. The country with the second most scanners at that time was Iceland with 44.33 scanners per million people.

Diagnostic imaging

Diagnostic imaging is a branch of medical technology that aims to use advanced technologies to create images of the human body for the purposes of diagnosing and monitoring medical conditions. There are several kinds of imaging available. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is another type of medical imaging common in developed countries. As of 2017 Germany and the U.S. had the largest number of MRI units per million population. Usage of medical imaging also varies significantly among countries with France and the U.S. having the greatest number of examinations by MRI in recent years.

Medical technology market globally

The medical technology market has been an ever-expanding industry. With segments in diagnostic imaging, cardiology and optometry there is ample opportunities for new technologies to be utilized. The top medical technology segment based on market share in 2017 was in vitro diagnostics, followed by cardiology and diagnostic imaging. Among medical technology companies Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson were the top two based on worldwide revenue in 2017.
Show more

Number of computer tomography (CT) scanners in selected countries as of 2017 (per million population)

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Medical technology in Latin America"
  • Overview
The most important statistics
  • Segment revenues
  • Hospital equipment
  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • Other markets
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.