Latvia - Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice

Since 2014, Latvia Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice was up 1.3% year on year. With 9.91 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 18 comparing other countries in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice. Latvia is overtaken by Estonia, which was number 17 at 10.59 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Lithuania with 9.39 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Iceland ranked the highest with 29.55 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2018, an increase of 1% versus 2017. Norway, Luxembourg and South Korea respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile recorded the best 5 years average growth at +9.5% per year, while Lithuania was the worst growing country at -0.6% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 9.91
2018 9.80
2017 9.72
2016 9.58
2015 9.46
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How does Latvia rank in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice?

# 24 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Iceland
30 2018 +1.0 % NA View data
2 #2
Norway
27 2019 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
17 #17
Estonia
11 2019 +1.3 % +2.1 % View data
18 #18
Latvia
10 2019 +1.1 % +1.3 % View data
19 #19
Lithuania
9 2019 +1.2 % -0.6 % View data
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