NumberÂ ofÂ MRIÂ ScansÂ perÂ Year
How many MRI scans are performed each year?
41.3 per 1,000 population.
Among the 30 countries assessed by the OECD Health Data 2009, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an average of 41.3 MRI exams are performed per 1,000 population. The United States is the top country, with 91.2 MRI scans per 1,000 population, which equals about 28,000 magnetic resonance imaging scans each year.