Canada - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Canada Density of Practising Nurses jumped by 0.7% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 13 among other countries in Density of Practising Nurses with 10.11 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Canada is overtaken by Slovenia, which was number 12 at 10.16 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Denmark at 10.05 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway lead the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, an increase of 1.5% versus 2018. Switzerland, Iceland and Germany respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Costa Rica recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.7% per year, while Latvia was the worst growing country at -1.3% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 10.11
2018 10.04
2017 9.96
2016 9.91
2015 9.87
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How does Canada 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
12 #12
Slovenia
10 2019 +1.8 % +3.5 % View data
13 #13
Canada
10 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
14 #14
Denmark
10 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
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