South Korea - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, South Korea Density of Practising Nurses jumped by 5.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 19 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Nurses with 7.31 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. South Korea is overtaken by Lithuania, which was ranked number 18 at 7.71 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Austria with 6.97 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, an increase of 1.5% versus 2018. Switzerland, Iceland and Germany respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Costa Rica witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.7% per year, while Latvia was the worst growing country at -1.3% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 7.31
2018 7.09
2017 6.91
2016 6.80
2015 5.94
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How does South Korea 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
18 #18
Lithuania
8 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
19 #19
South Korea
7 2019 +3.1 % +5.6 % View data
20 #20
Austria
7 2019 +0.9 % +0.5 % View data
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