Numbers of specific health care professionals, per million of population
(in case of no number, no information from the country has been available)

Source: Dose Datamed 2. Project Report on European Population Dose Estimation: DRAFT. Available here.

The results of the Dose Datamed 2 Project have been published as a draft report with a supplement of European DRLs. The report will be finalised after evaluation by the EC during spring 2013. Since the report is still the draft report of the DDM2 the results are for internal use of the project only and should not yet be used or referred to for any other purpose.

Number of radiologists and number of physicians in OECD countries, 2007

Source: Radiologist supply and workload: international comparison. Working Group of Japanese College of Radiology. Yasuo Nakajima, Kei Yamada, Keiko Imamura, Kazuko Kobayashi. Radiat Med (2008) 26:455–465. Available here (requires ResearchGate Membership Login).

Number and Percentage of Physicians by Specialty in the United States
(Data kindly provided by the American College of Radiology)

Source: Association of American Medical Colleges - Physician Specialty Data Book (2012), available here.

Number of inhabitants per radiologist, 2011 (including residents in training)

Source: Kamalasekar, S. 2011; Teleradiology - An Integral Part of eHealth Agenda in Europe. Available here (requires Frost & Sullivan member login).

Number of MRI and CT exams per 1000 population in Europe, 2014

Source: OECD (2016), Health at a Glance: Europe 2016. State of health in the EU cycle. Available here.

Number of MRI and CT exams per 1000 population in OECD countries, 2013

Source: OECD (2015), Health at a Glance 2015: OECD Indicators, OECD Publishing. Available here.

Number of CT/MR examinations per radiologist in OECD countries, 2007

Source: Radiologist supply and workload: international comparison. Working Group of Japanese College of Radiology. Yasuo Nakajima, Kei Yamada, Keiko Imamura, Kazuko Kobayashi. Radiat Med (2008) 26:455–465. Available here (requires ResearchGate Membership Login).

Ultrasound Survey – organisation and practice of radiological ultrasound in Europe

Source: European Society of Radiology (2013). Organisation and practice of radiological ultrasound in Europe: a survey by the ESR Working Group on Ultrasound. In Insights into Imaging, August 2013, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp. 401-407. Available here.

Survey Methodology:  A survey containing 38 questions and divided into four groups was developed and made available online. The questionnaire was sent to over 1,000 heads of radiology departments in Europe. Of the 1,038 radiologists asked to participate in this survey, 123 responded. Excluding the 125 invitations to the survey that could not be delivered, the response rate was 13 %.
A list of the nationalities of respondents is available here.

European Federation of Radiographers Member Survey Results

- Number of radiographers in European countries, 2012

- Gender structure of national radiographer society membership, 2012

- Age structure of national radiographer society membership, 2012

Source: European Federation of Radiographer Societies (2013). EFRS Survey 2 – 2012: Radiographer Societies in Europe. Published June 2013, results correct as of February 2013. Available here.

Survey Methodology: the second EFRS member survey (first survey: 2010) was carried out by the EFRS among national radiographer societies in 29 European countries using both closed and open questions. Out of the EFRS’s 35 member societies, 32 completed the questionnaire. Please note that not every question was completed by all of the 32 respondents.
A list of participating countries and national societies is available here. More information on the EFRS can be found here.