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Health > Nurses: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of nurses per 1,000 people. Data is for 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Finland 14.7 per 1,000 people 2000
2 Ireland 14 per 1,000 people 2000
3 Netherlands 13.4 per 1,000 people 2000
=4 Switzerland 10.7 per 1,000 people 2000
=4 Australia 10.7 per 1,000 people 2000
6 Norway 10.3 per 1,000 people 2000
7 Canada 9.9 per 1,000 people 2000
=8 Germany 9.6 per 1,000 people 2000
=8 New Zealand 9.6 per 1,000 people 2000
10 Denmark 9.5 per 1,000 people 2000
11 Austria 9.2 per 1,000 people 2000
=12 United Kingdom 8.8 per 1,000 people 2000
=12 Sweden 8.8 per 1,000 people 2000
14 United States 8.1 per 1,000 people 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 8.01 per 1,000 people 2000
15 Japan 7.8 per 1,000 people 2000
16 France 6.7 per 1,000 people 2000
17 Italy 5.2 per 1,000 people 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Nurses. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Health Data 2003. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Nurses

Health > Nurses: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Health > Nurses

All of the top 2 countries by nurses are Christian.
Canada ranked first for nurses amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
All of the top 2 countries by nurses are European.
All of the bottom 17 countries by nurses are High income OECD.
All of the top 2 countries by nurses are Cold countries'.
All of the top 3 countries by nurses are European Union.
All of the top 2 countries by nurses are Eurozone.
United States ranked last for nurses amongst English speaking countries in 2000.
France ranked last for nurses amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
All of the bottom 5 countries by nurses are Heavily indebted.

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