Italy - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Italy Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals decreased by 0.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 33 comparing other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals with 4.27 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Italy is overtaken by Netherlands, which was number 32 with 4.46 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Germany at 4.26 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 9.19 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is an increase of 0.6% versus 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 witnessed the worst performance at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 4.27
2018 4.29
2017 4.32
2016 4.32
2015 4.34
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How does Italy 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
32 #32
Netherlands
4 2019 -0.5 % +0.2 % View data
33 #33
Italy
4 2019 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
35 #35
Portugal
4 2019 +1.5 % +3.0 % View data
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