Australia - Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Australia Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals was up 2.7% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 5 among other countries in Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals with 198,955 Full-Time Equivalent. Australia is overtaken by Germany, which was ranked number 4 at 352,746 Full-Time Equivalent and is followed by Belgium at 65,793.86 Full-Time Equivalent. United States ranked the highest with 1,659,169 Full-Time Equivalent in 2019, +1.6% versus 2018. Chile witnessed the best average annual growth at +4.4% per year, while Estonia recorded the worst performance at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Full-Time Equivalent)
2019 198,955.00
2018 194,945.00
2017 190,854.00
2016 187,151.00
2015 184,248.00
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How does Australia rank in Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals?

# 21 Countries Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
1,659,169 2019 +1.6 % +1.9 % View data
2 #2
Japan
865,143 2019 +1.6 % +1.7 % View data
4 #4
Germany
352,746 2019 +0.7 % +1.0 % View data
5 #5
Australia
198,955 2019 +2.1 % +2.7 % View data
6 #6
Belgium
65,794 2019 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
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