Canada - Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice

Since 2014, Canada Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice rose 0.4% year on year. At 11.69 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 13 among other countries in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice. Canada is overtaken by Hungary, which was ranked number 12 at 11.93 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by New Zealand with 11.6 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 witnessed the best average annual 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 11.69
2018 11.65
2017 11.60
2016 11.61
2015 11.61
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How does Canada 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
12 #12
Hungary
12 2019 +0.9 % +1.9 % View data
13 #13
Canada
12 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
14 #14
New Zealand
12 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
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