Australia - Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice

Since 2014, Australia Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice rose 0.6% year on year. At 15.34 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 10 comparing other countries in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice. Australia is overtaken by United States, which was ranked number 9 with 17.7 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Ireland at 14.61 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Iceland ranked the highest with 29.55 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2018, that is an increase of 1% versus 2017. Norway, Luxembourg and South Korea respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile recorded the best 5 years average growth at +9.5% per year, while Lithuania recorded the worst performance at -0.6% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 15.34
2018 15.28
2017 15.25
2016 15.13
2015 14.97
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How does Australia rank in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice?

# 24 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Iceland
30 2018 +1.0 % NA View data
2 #2
Norway
27 2019 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
9 #9
United States
18 2019 +1.0 % +1.6 % View data
10 #10
Australia
15 2019 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
11 #11
Ireland
15 2019 +0.2 % +1.0 % View data
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