Iceland - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Iceland Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals increased 1% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 12 among other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals at 6.28 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Iceland is overtaken by Denmark, which was number 11 with 6.46 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by United States with 5.89 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway ranked the highest with 9.19 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is +0.6% compared to 2018. Norway, Australia and Belgium respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.3% per year, while Estonia recorded the worst performance at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 6.28
2018 6.24
2017 6.19
2016 6.25
2015 6.01
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How does Iceland 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
9 #9
Luxembourg
7 2019 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
12 #12
Iceland
6 2019 +0.6 % +1.0 % View data
13 #13
United States
6 2019 +1.0 % +1.3 % View data
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