Australia - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Australia Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals jumped by 1.7% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 3 among other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals at 8.05 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Australia is overtaken by Norway, which was ranked number 2 at 8.18 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Belgium with 7.82 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway lead the ranking with 9.19 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is a growth of 0.6% versus 2018. South Korea witnessed the best average annual growth at +6.3% per year, while Estonia was the worst growing country at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 8.05
2018 7.95
2017 7.85
2016 7.74
2015 7.74
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How does Australia rank in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals?

# 52 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Norway
9 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
3 #3
Australia
8 2019 +1.3 % +1.7 % View data
4 #4
Belgium
8 2019 +0.8 % +0.6 % View data
5 #5
Switzerland
8 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
6 #6
Denmark
7 2019 +0.7 % -0.1 % View data
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