Number of Practising Nurses

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

  1. China Number of Practising Nurses grew 3.6% in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 China Number of Practising Nurses increased 5.1% year on year close to 3,572,173 Persons.
  3. In 2018 India was number 2 in Number of Practising Nurses.
  4. In 2018 South Korea was number 8 in Number of Practising Nurses at 365,436 Persons, jumping from 9 in 2017.

Top Countries in Number of Practising Nurses

# 34 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
3,572,173 2018 +3.6 % +5.1 % View data
2 #2
India
1,987,382 2018 +3.4 % +4.9 % View data
3 #3
Japan
1,474,166 2018 +1.2 % NA View data
4 #4
Russia
1,276,584 2018 +1.0 % +0.3 % View data
5 #5
Germany
1,077,642 2018 +1.1 % +1.6 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
516,694 2018 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
7 #7
Canada
368,585 2018 +1.3 % +2.0 % View data
8 #8
South Korea
365,436 2018 +2.8 % +6.9 % View data
9 #9
Mexico
363,980 2018 +2.2 % +3.2 % View data
10 #10
Italy
339,276 2018 +2.2 % +2.1 % View data
11 #11
Australia
291,234 2018 +1.9 % +2.0 % View data
12 #12
Spain
262,480 2018 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
13 #13
Poland
196,316 2018 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
14 #14
Netherlands
180,262 2016 +1.2 % NA View data
15 #15
Switzerland
147,725 2018 +2.1 % +2.8 % View data
16 #16
Belgium
129,368 2018 +1.6 % +2.4 % View data
17 #17
Sweden
111,383 2018 +0.9 % +0.9 % View data
18 #18
Denmark
100,734 2018 +1.6 % +1.7 % View data
19 #19
Norway
95,003 2018 +1.9 % +2.3 % View data
20 #20
Czech Republic
85,624 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
21 #21
Finland
81,002 2018 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
22 #22
South Africa
73,047 2018 +2.3 % +2.7 % View data
23 #23
Austria
71,166 2018 +0.9 % +1.3 % View data
24 #24
Hungary
63,922 2018 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
25 #25
Colombia
63,583 2018 +2.6 % +5.6 % View data
26 #26
New Zealand
49,320 2018 +1.2 % +2.0 % View data
27 #27
Israel
43,296 2018 +1.3 % +2.0 % View data
28 #28
Greece
34,945 2018 -0.1 % -0.7 % View data
29 #29
Lithuania
21,594 2018 -1.0 % -0.7 % View data
30 #30
Slovenia
20,090 2018 +1.7 % +3.2 % View data
31 #31
Latvia
8,781 2018 -1.8 % -2.2 % View data
32 #32
Estonia
7,856 2018 -0.5 % +1.1 % View data
33 #33
Luxembourg
7,068 2018 +1.1 % +1.8 % View data
34 #34
Iceland
5,007 2018 +0.6 % +0.0 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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