Portugal - Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Portugal Practising Nurses grew 2% year on year. At 6.77 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 23 among other countries in Practising Nurses. Portugal is overtaken by South Korea, which was ranked number 22 at 7.31 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Hungary with 6.58 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 18.21 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, an increase of 1.3% versus 2018. Denmark, Switzerland and Iceland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +5.6% per year, while Latvia witnessed the worst performance at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 6.77
2018 6.67
2017 6.56
2016 6.47
2015 6.29
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How does Portugal rank in Practising Nurses?

# 37 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Norway
18 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
2 #2
Denmark
18 2019 +1.3 % +1.3 % View data
22 #22
South Korea
7 2019 +3.1 % +5.6 % View data
23 #23
Portugal
7 2019 +1.5 % +2.0 % View data
24 #24
Hungary
7 2019 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
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