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Table 4 Neurosurgery services and their requirements in the developing countries

From: Review of global neurosurgery education: Horizon of Neurosurgery in the Developing Countries

Country Vietnam Mongolia Indonesia Malaysia Myanmar Philippines Sri Lanka India Nepal Pakistan Thailand Uzbekistan Bangladesh Cambodia
Population (mil) 98 3.2 270 32,5 54 105 22 1,366 28 212 66.4 33 163 16
Area (km2) 331,212 1,600,000 1,919,000 330,803 663,327 300,000 65,610 3,287,000 147,181 881,913 513,120 447,000a 147,570 181,035
Neurosurgeon (2019) 600 27 376 174 23 145 (2018) 27 1693b 85 212 521 320 160 28
Neurosurgeons per 100,000 population ratio 0.612 0.844 0.139 0.535 0.043 0.138 0.123 0.124 0.304 0.100 0.785 0.970 0.098 0.175
Neurosurgeons per area (100 km2) ratio 0.182 0.002 0.020 0.053 0.003 0.048 0.041 0.052 0.058 0.024 0.102 0.072 0.108 0.015
  1. aRefer to [14]
  2. bMembers of the neurosurgical society