Australia - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Australia Density of Practising Nurses was up 1% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 5 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Nurses with 11.87 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Australia is overtaken by Germany, which was ranked number 4 with 13.22 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Luxembourg at 11.81 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, an increase of 1.5% versus 2018. Costa Rica witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.7% per year, while Latvia witnessed the worst performance at -1.3% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 11.87
2018 11.77
2017 11.68
2016 11.57
2015 11.39
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How does Australia rank 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
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
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