Portugal - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, Portugal Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals jumped by 3% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 35 among other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals with 4.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Portugal is overtaken by Germany, which was number 34 with 4.26 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Slovakia with 3.87 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway ranked the highest 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 was the worst growing country at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 4.07
2018 4.01
2017 3.99
2016 3.86
2015 3.65
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How does Portugal 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
33 #33
Italy
4 2019 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
35 #35
Portugal
4 2019 +1.5 % +3.0 % View data
36 #36
Slovakia
4 2019 -0.5 % -0.6 % View data
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