New Zealand - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, New Zealand Density of Practising Nurses rose 0.4% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 11 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Nurses with 10.33 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. New Zealand is overtaken by Netherlands, which was ranked number 10 with 10.88 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Slovenia at 10.16 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is +1.5% versus 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 witnessed the worst performance at -1.3% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 10.33
2018 10.29
2017 10.17
2016 10.28
2015 10.25
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How does New Zealand 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
10 #10
Netherlands
11 2017 +2.0 % NA View data
11 #11
New Zealand
10 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
12 #12
Slovenia
10 2019 +1.8 % +3.5 % View data
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