Japan - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Japan Density of Practising Nurses was up 1.4% year on year. At 11.76 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 7 among other countries in Density of Practising Nurses. Japan is overtaken by Luxembourg, which was number 6 at 11.81 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Belgium at 11.33 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is an increase of 1.5% compared to 2018. Switzerland, Iceland and Germany respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Costa Rica recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.7% per year, while Latvia recorded the worst performance at -1.3% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 11.76
2018 11.62
2017 11.47
2016 11.34
2015
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How does Japan 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
6 #6
Luxembourg
12 2019 +0.2 % -0.3 % View data
7 #7
Japan
12 2019 +1.2 % +1.4 % View data
8 #8
Belgium
11 2019 +1.2 % +1.4 % View data
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