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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people

DEFINITION: Nurses and midwives (per 1,000 people). 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 Seychelles 7.92 2004
2 Gabon 5.02 2004
3 South Africa 4.08 2004
4 Mauritius 3.73 2004
5 Botswana 2.84 2010
6 Namibia 2.77 2010
7 Sao Tome and Principe 1.87 2004
8 Angola 1.66 2009
9 Nigeria 1.6 2010
10 Swaziland 1.6 2009
11 Uganda 1.31 2010
12 Zimbabwe 1.25 2009
13 Ghana 1.05 2010
14 Sudan 0.84 2010
15 Republic of the Congo 0.824 2010
16 Djibouti 0.8 2010
17 Kenya 0.792 2011
18 Zambia 0.784 2010
19 Benin 0.771 2010
20 Comoros 0.744 2004
21 Rwanda 0.689 2010
22 Mauritania 0.672 2010
23 Lesotho 0.623 2003
24 Eritrea 0.583 2004
25 The Gambia 0.568 2010
26 Burkina Faso 0.565 2010
27 Guinea-Bissau 0.551 2010
28 Equatorial Guinea 0.535 2004
29 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.529 2004
30 Cote d'Ivoire 0.483 2010
31 Cape Verde 0.453 2010
32 Cameroon 0.438 2009
33 Mali 0.43 2010
34 Senegal 0.42 2010
35 Mozambique 0.341 2010
36 Madagascar 0.316 2004
37 Malawi 0.283 2010
=38 Togo 0.274 2010
=38 Liberia 0.274 2010
40 Central African Republic 0.257 2009
41 Tanzania 0.242 2010
42 Ethiopia 0.236 2010
43 Burundi 0.191 2004
44 Chad 0.188 2006
45 Sierra Leone 0.166 2010
46 Niger 0.137 2010
47 Somalia 0.114 2010
48 Guinea 0.043 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organization, Global Atlas of the Health Workforce. For latest updates and metadata, see http://apps.who.int/globalatlas/. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Nurses-and-midwives/Per-1,000-people

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people

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