Italy - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Italy Density of Practising Nurses rose 1.2% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 24 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Nurses with 5.6 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Italy is overtaken by Spain, which was number 23 with 5.86 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Poland with 5.11 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway ranked the highest 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 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 5.60
2018 5.49
2017 5.80
2016 5.57
2015 5.44
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How does Italy 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
23 #23
Spain
6 2019 +1.6 % +2.6 % View data
24 #24
Italy
6 2019 +2.0 % +1.2 % View data
25 #25
Poland
5 2019 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
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