Japan - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Japan Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals grew 1.8% year on year. With 7.12 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 7 comparing other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals. Japan is overtaken by Denmark, which was ranked number 6 with 7.23 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Austria at 7.11 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 9.19 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, a growth 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 was the worst growing country at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 7.12
2018 7.00
2017 6.86
2016 6.85
2015 6.69
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How does Japan 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
6 #6
Denmark
7 2019 +0.7 % -0.1 % View data
7 #7
Japan
7 2019 +1.7 % +1.8 % View data
8 #8
Austria
7 2019 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
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