Latvia - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Latvia Density of Practising Nurses was down by 1.3% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 27 among other countries in Density of Practising Nurses with 4.52 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Latvia is overtaken by Israel, which was number 26 with 5.05 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Costa Rica at 3.49 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway lead the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, a growth 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 4.52
2018 4.55
2017 4.57
2016 4.64
2015 4.68
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How does Latvia 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
26 #26
Israel
5 2019 +0.0 % +0.8 % View data
27 #27
Latvia
5 2019 -0.7 % -1.3 % View data
28 #28
Costa Rica
3 2019 +2.4 % +7.7 % View data
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