South Africa - Nurses and Midwives Density

Since 2014, South Africa Nurses and Midwives Density was down by 4.6% year on year. With 3.92 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 77 among other countries in Nurses and Midwives Density. South Africa is overtaken by Tonga, which was ranked number 76 at 3.93 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Tuvalu with 3.76 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons. Monaco lead the ranking with 20.26 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons in 2014, that is +8% versus 2013. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Kenya witnessed the best average annual growth at +31.2% per year, while Philippines was the worst growing country at -40.9% per year.

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Date Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons
2019 3.92
2018 3.97
2017 3.52
2016 5.13
2015 5.04
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How does South Africa rank in Nurses and Midwives Density?

# 174 Countries Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Monaco
20 2014 +8.0 % NA View data
2 #2
Norway
18 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
76 #76
Tonga
4 2016 NA NA View data
77 #77
South Africa
4 2019 -1.2 % -4.6 % View data
78 #78
Tuvalu
4 2014 NA NA View data
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