Ireland - Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Ireland Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals jumped by 2.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 16 comparing other countries in Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals with 22,441.96 Full-Time Equivalent. Ireland is overtaken by New Zealand, which was number 15 at 23,045.83 Full-Time Equivalent and is followed by Slovakia at 21,118.74 Full-Time Equivalent. United States ranked the highest with 1,659,169 Full-Time Equivalent in 2019, that is an increase of 1.6% compared to 2018. Japan, France and Germany respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4.4% per year, while Estonia recorded the worst performance at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Full-Time Equivalent)
2019 22,441.96
2018 22,375.78
2017 21,536.38
2016 20,706.58
2015 20,313.96
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How does Ireland rank in Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals?

# 21 Countries Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
1,659,169 2019 +1.6 % +1.9 % View data
2 #2
Japan
865,143 2019 +1.6 % +1.7 % View data
15 #15
New Zealand
23,046 2019 +0.1 % +1.9 % View data
16 #16
Ireland
22,442 2019 +0.3 % +2.6 % View data
17 #17
Slovakia
21,119 2019 -0.3 % -0.5 % View data
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