Brazil: number of medical doctors 2010-2017

This statistic shows the number of physicians registered in the Brazilian Council of Medicine between 2010 and 2017. In 2017, there were almost 415 thousand medical doctors in Brazil, up from nearly 400 thousand in 2015. This data refers to the number of individuals who are legally authorized to practice medicine, at least in one field of medical specialization.

Number of physicians in Brazil between 2010 and 2017

Number of physicians
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Release date

March 2018



Survey time period

Between 2010 and 2017

Special properties

Number of doctors registered in the Federal Council of Medicine (Conselho Federal de Medicina, CFM)

Supplementary notes

Data prior to 2017 were retrieved from previous editions of the publication.

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