Table 2

Temporal estimate changes in population and physician number for the four groups of SMAs

Year2005201520252035Change ratio
(2005–2035) (%)
Change ratio
(2015–2035) (%)
Population
 Overall124 761 597124 208 237118 878 650110 536 987−11.4−11.0
 Group 165 019 65665 544 91263 737 03459 685 250−8.2−8.9
 Group 211 172 78710 454 1489 318 0488 309 718−25.6−20.5
 Group 314 252 07413 094 28811 486 33810 114 557−29.0−22.8
 Group 434 317 08035 114 88934 337 23032 427 462−5.5−7.7
Physicians
 Overall243 264.6275 932.2312 642.1326 989.434.418.5
 Group 1159 884.7178 362.4201 170.1210 641.531.718.1
 Group 221 740.422 932.625 331.725 728.118.312.2
 Group 317 535.218 828.420 511.420 470.716.78.7
 Group 444 104.355 808.865 628.970 149.059.125.7
Female physicians
 Overall39 172.456 814.875 510.491 057.8132.560.3
 Group 128 096.339 924.852 430.562 689.8123.157.0
 Group 22862.43796.44993.55958.1108.256.9
 Group 31695.82301.42967.43549.6109.354.2
 Group 46517.910 792.215 119.018 860.3189.474.8
Physicians aged 25–64
 Overall211 309.7237 355.2244 287.9245 610.616.23.5
 Group 1139 846.6155 006.8160 099.3161 672.515.64.3
 Group 219 058.319 422.918 968.818 625.8−2.3−4.1
 Group 315 012.915 562.914 705.214 096.3−6.1−9.4
 Group 437 391.947 362.650 514.651 216.037.08.1
  • SMAs, secondary medical areas.