Latvia - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Latvia Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals fell by 1% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 42 among other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals at 3.16 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Latvia is overtaken by South Korea, which was number 41 with 3.39 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Israel with 3.12 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 9.19 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is an increase 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 witnessed the worst performance at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 3.16
2018 3.17
2017 3.16
2016 3.22
2015 3.27
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How does Latvia 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
41 #41
South Korea
3 2019 +3.4 % +6.3 % View data
42 #42
Latvia
3 2019 -0.3 % -1.0 % View data
43 #43
Israel
3 2019 +1.3 % +0.8 % View data
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