Number of Practising Nurses

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

  1. In 2019, Number of Practising Nurses in China grew 3.9% compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 China Number of Practising Nurses jumped by 6.1% year on year at 4,045,156 Persons.
  3. In 2019 India was number 2 in Number of Practising Nurses.
  4. In 2019 South Korea was ranked number 7 in Number of Practising Nurses with 377,412 Persons, jumping from 8 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Practising Nurses

# 34 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
4,045,156 2019 +3.9 % +6.1 % View data
2 #2
India
2,198,417 2019 +3.5 % +4.3 % View data
3 #3
Japan
1,491,808 2019 +1.2 % +1.4 % View data
4 #4
Russia
1,270,520 2019 +0.8 % -0.3 % View data
5 #5
Germany
1,092,454 2019 +1.1 % +1.5 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
517,001 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
7 #7
South Korea
377,412 2019 +3.3 % +5.9 % View data
8 #8
Canada
374,781 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
9 #9
Mexico
371,777 2019 +2.1 % +2.9 % View data
10 #10
Italy
340,001 2019 +2.4 % +1.2 % View data
11 #11
Australia
297,179 2019 +1.9 % +2.3 % View data
12 #12
Spain
273,959 2019 +1.7 % +2.7 % View data
13 #13
Poland
193,891 2019 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
14 #14
Netherlands
186,370 2017 +2.6 % NA View data
15 #15
Switzerland
151,470 2019 +2.0 % +2.7 % View data
16 #16
Belgium
129,641 2019 +1.5 % +1.8 % View data
17 #17
Sweden
110,878 2019 +0.8 % +0.7 % View data
18 #18
Norway
96,212 2019 +2.0 % +2.1 % View data
19 #19
Czech Republic
85,903 2019 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
20 #20
South Africa
79,208 2019 +2.8 % +3.4 % View data
21 #21
Colombia
67,782 2019 +2.5 % +5.4 % View data
22 #22
Hungary
64,222 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
23 #23
Austria
61,683 2019 +1.2 % +1.2 % View data
24 #24
Denmark
58,070 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
25 #25
New Zealand
50,496 2019 +0.9 % +2.1 % View data
26 #26
Israel
45,145 2019 +1.5 % +2.5 % View data
27 #27
Greece
35,434 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
28 #28
Lithuania
21,364 2019 -1.0 % -0.8 % View data
29 #29
Slovenia
21,044 2019 +1.8 % +3.6 % View data
30 #30
Costa Rica
17,519 2019 +2.6 % +8.8 % View data
31 #31
Latvia
8,561 2019 -1.9 % -2.3 % View data
32 #32
Estonia
8,042 2019 -0.2 % +1.3 % View data
33 #33
Luxembourg
7,160 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
34 #34
Iceland
5,178 2019 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data

Source: OECD

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