India - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, India Density of Practising Nurses increased 3.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 32 among other countries in Density of Practising Nurses at 1.65 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. India is overtaken by China, which was ranked number 31 at 2.86 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by South Africa at 1.39 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is +1.5% versus 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 1.65
2018 1.60
2017 1.55
2016 1.50
2015 1.45
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How does India 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
31 #31
China
3 2019 +3.6 % +5.8 % View data
32 #32
India
2 2019 +3.1 % +3.6 % View data
33 #33
South Africa
1 2019 +2.2 % +2.3 % View data
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