Costa Rica - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Costa Rica Density of Practising Nurses jumped by 7.7% year on year. At 3.49 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 28 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Nurses. Costa Rica is overtaken by Latvia, which was ranked number 27 with 4.52 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Greece at 3.31 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway lead the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is +1.5% compared to 2018. Switzerland, Iceland and Germany respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Costa Rica witnessed the best average annual 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 3.49
2018 3.41
2017 3.18
2016 3.01
2015 2.67
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How does Costa Rica 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
27 #27
Latvia
5 2019 -0.7 % -1.3 % View data
28 #28
Costa Rica
3 2019 +2.4 % +7.7 % View data
29 #29
Greece
3 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
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