Japan - Number of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Japan Number of Practising Nurses increased 1.4% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 3 comparing other countries in Number of Practising Nurses with 1,491,808 Persons. Japan is overtaken by India, which was ranked number 2 with 2,198,417 Persons and is followed by Russia with 1,270,520 Persons. China ranked the highest with 4,045,156 Persons in 2019, +3.9% versus 2018. Costa Rica recorded the best 5 years average growth at +8.8% per year, while Latvia was the worst growing country at -2.3% per year.

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Date Units (Persons)
2019 1,491,808.00
2018 1,474,166.00
2017 1,456,164.00
2016 1,439,721.00
2015
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How does Japan rank in Number of Practising Nurses?

# 34 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
4,045,156 2019 +3.9 % +6.1 % View data
2 #2
India
2,198,417 2019 +3.5 % +4.3 % View data
3 #3
Japan
1,491,808 2019 +1.2 % +1.4 % View data
4 #4
Russia
1,270,520 2019 +0.8 % -0.3 % View data
5 #5
Germany
1,092,454 2019 +1.1 % +1.5 % View data
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