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Health > Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Nurses and midwives include professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 San Marino 95.48 1990
2 Norway 16.33 2007
3 Ireland 15.76 2007
4 Netherlands 15.15 2007
5 Monaco 14.5 1995
6 Belarus 12.56 2007
7 Sweden 11.57 2006
8 Switzerland 11.03 2000
9 Australia 10.91 2006
10 Uzbekistan 10.81 2007
11 Luxembourg 10.37 2005
12 Iceland 10.14 2004
13 Canada 10.05 2006
14 United States 9.81 2005
15 Denmark 9.76 2006
16 Japan 9.47 2004
17 Hungary 9.21 2007
18 Czech Republic 8.95 2007
19 Finland 8.92 2006
20 New Zealand 8.91 2003
21 Cuba 8.64 2007
22 Russia 8.52 2006
23 Ukraine 8.45 2006
24 Azerbaijan 8.41 2007
25 France 8.09 2008
26 Germany 7.99 2006
27 Seychelles 7.93 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 7.91 2006
28 Kazakhstan 7.83 2007
29 Slovenia 7.81 2006
European Union average (profile) 7.71 2006
30 Spain 7.58 2006
31 Lithuania 7.57 2007
32 European Union 7.56 2006
33 Qatar 7.37 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 7.36 2006
34 Estonia 6.98 2006
35 Italy 6.93 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.89 2006
=36 Moldova 6.64 2007
=36 Austria 6.64 2007
38 Slovakia 6.62 2005
39 Swaziland 6.3 2004
40 Malta 6.27 2007
41 Israel 6.14 2007
42 Philippines 6.12 2002
43 Brunei 6.06 2002
44 Palau 6 2004
45 Bahrain 5.8 2007
46 Kyrgyzstan 5.66 2007
47 Latvia 5.65 2007
48 Croatia 5.58 2007
49 Poland 5.19 2006
50 Tajikistan 5.03 2006
51 Gabon 5.02 2004
52 Armenia 4.87 2007
53 Portugal 4.83 2006
54 Libya 4.8 2004
55 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.71 2000
56 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.69 2005
57 Bulgaria 4.68 2007
58 United Arab Emirates 4.57 2004
59 Tuvalu 4.55 2003
60 Turkmenistan 4.51 2007
61 The Bahamas 4.47 1998
62 Serbia and Montenegro 4.43 2007
63 Singapore 4.4 2003
64 Romania 4.19 2006
65 Andorra 4.18 2007
66 Dominica 4.17 1997
67 South Africa 4.08 2004
68 Guatemala 4.05 1999
69 Albania 4.03 2007
=70 Mexico 3.98 2004
=70 Cyprus 3.98 2006
=70 Grenada 3.98 1998
73 Oman 3.9 2007
74 Georgia 3.89 2007
75 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.79 2000
76 Mauritius 3.73 2004
=77 Barbados 3.7 1999
=77 Kuwait 3.7 2005
79 Saudi Arabia 3.63 2007
80 Trinidad and Tobago 3.56 2007
81 Greece 3.48 2006
82 Mongolia 3.45 2002
83 Tonga 3.4 2002
84 Antigua and Barbuda 3.28 1999
85 Jordan 3.18 2006
86 Namibia 3.06 2004
87 Kiribati 3.02 2004
88 Marshall Islands 2.98 2000
89 Brazil 2.91 2006
90 Tunisia 2.87 2004
91 Panama 2.77 2000
92 Maldives 2.7 2004
93 Botswana 2.65 2004
94 Guyana 2.29 2000
95 Saint Lucia 2.28 1999
96 East Timor 2.19 2004
97 Bolivia 2.13 2001
98 Fiji 1.98 2003
99 Algeria 1.95 2007
100 Turkey 1.89 2008
101 Sao Tome and Principe 1.87 2004
102 Dominican Republic 1.84 2000
103 Malaysia 1.81 2002
104 Paraguay 1.79 2002
105 Samoa 1.74 2003
106 Sri Lanka 1.73 2004
=107 Vanuatu 1.66 2004
=107 Ecuador 1.66 2000
109 Jamaica 1.65 2003
110 Suriname 1.62 2000
111 Nigeria 1.61 2008
112 Cameroon 1.6 2004
113 Syria 1.4 2006
114 Solomon Islands 1.37 2003
115 Thailand 1.36 2002
116 Angola 1.35 2004
=117 Lebanon 1.32 2005
=117 Cape Verde 1.32 2008
=117 Honduras 1.32 2000
120 Uganda 1.31 2005
121 India 1.27 2004
122 Belize 1.26 2000
123 Kenya 1.18 2002
124 Venezuela 1.13 2001
125 Nicaragua 1.07 2003
126 Iraq 1.05 2007
127 Burma 0.98 2004
=128 Ghana 0.97 2008
=128 Laos 0.97 2004
130 China 0.96 2003
131 Costa Rica 0.93 2000
132 Sudan 0.9 2006
=133 Cambodia 0.85 2000
=133 Uruguay 0.85 2002
=135 Congo, Republic of the 0.82 2007
=135 Indonesia 0.82 2003
137 El Salvador 0.8 2002
138 Morocco 0.78 2004
139 Benin 0.77 2008
140 Comoros 0.74 2004
141 Burkina Faso 0.73 2008
142 Zimbabwe 0.72 2004
143 Zambia 0.71 2006
144 Peru 0.67 1999
145 Vietnam 0.66 2004
146 Mauritania 0.64 2004
=147 United Kingdom 0.63 2003
=147 Chile 0.63 2003
149 Lesotho 0.62 2003
150 Eritrea 0.58 2004
=151 The Gambia 0.57 2008
=151 Djibouti 0.57 2005
=153 Colombia 0.55 2002
=153 Guinea-Bissau 0.55 2008
=155 Papua New Guinea 0.53 2000
=155 Equatorial Guinea 0.53 2004
=155 Belgium 0.53 2007
=155 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.53 2004
=159 Argentina 0.48 2004
=159 Cote d'Ivoire 0.48 2008
161 Nepal 0.46 2004
162 Rwanda 0.45 2005
163 Senegal 0.42 2008
164 Central African Republic 0.41 2004
165 Pakistan 0.38 2007
=166 Madagascar 0.32 2004
=166 Bhutan 0.32 2007
168 Mozambique 0.31 2006
=169 Malawi 0.28 2008
=169 Bangladesh 0.28 2005
=169 Chad 0.28 2004
=172 Liberia 0.27 2008
=172 Togo 0.27 2008
=174 Ethiopia 0.24 2007
=174 Tanzania 0.24 2006
176 Mali 0.2 2007
177 Burundi 0.19 2004
178 Sierra Leone 0.17 2008
179 Niger 0.14 2008
=180 Somalia 0.11 2006
=180 Haiti 0.11 1998
182 Guinea 0.04 2005

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"Countries Compared by Health > Health services > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organisation, OECD, supplemented by country data. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Health-services/Nurses-and-midwives/Per-1,000-people

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