Public health in Austria is still strongly dominated by the medical profession.
Physicians operate either in the clinical setting (in hospitals or private practice), are employed by one of the medical authorities operating at various levels of the health system, or work for health system stakeholders such as social insurance, universities or research institutions.
Several work as school or occupational physicians.
Geographical size: 65.300 km2
Population: 2.943.472 (2014)
Population as % of total EU population: 0,6 % (2014)
GDP: â‚¬ 34.631 billion (2013)
Official EU language(s): Lithuanian
Political system: Parliamentary Republic
EU member country since: 1 May 2004
Seats in the European Parliament: 11
Currency: Eurozone member since 2015
Schengen area member? Yes, Schengen Area member since 21 December 2007
Presidency of the Council: Lithuania has held the revolving presidency of the Council of the EU once in 2013