Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Indicator 3.c.1: Health worker density and distribution

Total Licensed Physicians and Surgeons (per 1,000 persons)

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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Total Licensed Physicians and Surgeons (per 1,000 persons)

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Health worker density and distribution

Indicator number

3.c.1

Target name

Substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in developing countries, especially in least developed countries and small island developing States

Target number

3.c

Global indicator description

Density of physicians, nursing and midwifery personnel, dentistry personnel, and pharmaceutical personnel per 1,000 persons

UN designated tier

1

UN custodian agency

World Health Organisation (WHO)

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Organisation

Medical Board of California

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Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

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