Density of Practising Nurses

This key economic indicator for the Health Care Provider sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2019, Density of Practising Nurses in Switzerland rose 1.5% from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Switzerland Density of Practising Nurses jumped by 1.9% year on year close to 17.76 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons.
  3. In 2019 Norway was ranked number 1 in Density of Practising Nurses.
  4. In 2019 Slovenia was ranked number 12 in Density of Practising Nurses to 10.16 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons, compared to 14 in 2018.

Top Countries in Density of Practising Nurses

# 34 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Norway
18 2019 +1.5 % +1.4 % View data
2 #2
Switzerland
18 2019 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
3 #3
Iceland
15 2019 -0.5 % -0.7 % View data
4 #4
Germany
13 2019 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
5 #5
Australia
12 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
6 #6
Luxembourg
12 2019 +0.2 % -0.3 % View data
7 #7
Japan
12 2019 +1.2 % +1.4 % View data
8 #8
Belgium
11 2019 +1.2 % +1.4 % View data
9 #9
Sweden
11 2019 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
10 #10
Netherlands
11 2017 +2.0 % NA View data
11 #11
New Zealand
10 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
12 #12
Slovenia
10 2019 +1.8 % +3.5 % View data
13 #13
Canada
10 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
14 #14
Denmark
10 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
15 #15
Russia
9 2019 +0.7 % -0.7 % View data
16 #16
Czech Republic
8 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
17 #17
United Kingdom
8 2019 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
18 #18
Lithuania
8 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
19 #19
South Korea
7 2019 +3.1 % +5.6 % View data
20 #20
Austria
7 2019 +0.9 % +0.5 % View data
21 #21
Hungary
7 2019 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
22 #22
Estonia
6 2019 +0.0 % +1.4 % View data
23 #23
Spain
6 2019 +1.6 % +2.6 % View data
24 #24
Italy
6 2019 +2.0 % +1.2 % View data
25 #25
Poland
5 2019 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
26 #26
Israel
5 2019 +0.0 % +0.8 % View data
27 #27
Latvia
5 2019 -0.7 % -1.3 % View data
28 #28
Costa Rica
3 2019 +2.4 % +7.7 % View data
29 #29
Greece
3 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
30 #30
Mexico
3 2019 +1.7 % +2.1 % View data
31 #31
China
3 2019 +3.6 % +5.8 % View data
32 #32
India
2 2019 +3.1 % +3.6 % View data
33 #33
South Africa
1 2019 +2.2 % +2.3 % View data
34 #34
Colombia
1 2019 +2.3 % +4.5 % View data

Source: OECD

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