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Table 2 Healthcare professionals employed in Saudi Arabia (year 2017) [1]

From: Healthcare human resource development in Saudi Arabia: emerging challenges and opportunities—a critical review

Types of healthcare professionals Total number of employees Percentage of Saudi workforce
Physicians 98,074 29.5
Nurses 185,693 36.7
Pharmacists 28,312 22.2
Allied health personnel 111,861 74.7