How many MRI scanners are there today in the whole world? My own search only revealed numbers in certain countries but no overall count.


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World­wide, there are approximately 36,000 MR machines. At present, about 2,500 MR imaging units are sold worldwide every year

  • This CDC link shows the amount per country.

If you take this to be a good reference then this could be answer.

  • Nice find(s) :-)
    – Lucky
    Commented Jul 4, 2016 at 18:43
  • Unfortunately, the statistics given on that site end in 2001. Since 2001, I suppose, much has changed.
    – Ethunxxx
    Commented Aug 17, 2016 at 6:28

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