Indicator full name: Number of dentists (full time equivalent)
Unit: number of professionals
- Country (COUNTRY)
- Supranational group of countries (COUNTRY_GRP)
- Sex (SEX)
- Year of measure (YEAR)
Years data is available: 1970—2009
Last updated: 28 September 2016
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- San Marino
- Central Asian Republics Information Network members (CARINFONET)
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
Indicator code: E992773.T
A dentist (or stomatologist) is a person who has completed university-level studies at a faculty or school of dentistry (stomatology) and who is actually working in dental care, or a physician with postgraduatetraining in stomatology practising dental care only.
The number of working hours per week varies between countries, but normally should not be less than 35 hours.
The number of FTE should be calculated by adding the full and appropriate proportion of part-time occupied posts._
working in other central organs not included. Since 2000 data covers dentists in total health
and providing services directly to patients in dental offices. The number of FTE is calculated by
adding the full and appropriate proportion of part-time occupied posts. Source: German Dental
Association, Dentists file and Federal Statistical Office, Health Care Personnel
Bureau of Statistics.