South Korea - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, South Korea Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals increased 6.3% year on year. At 3.39 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 41 comparing other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals. South Korea is overtaken by Spain, which was ranked number 40 with 3.48 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Latvia at 3.16 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 9.19 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, a growth of 0.6% compared to 2018. Norway, Australia and Belgium respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea witnessed the best average annual 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 3.39
2018 3.28
2017 3.20
2016 3.10
2015 2.71
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How does South Korea 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
40 #40
Spain
3 2019 +0.9 % +1.5 % View data
41 #41
South Korea
3 2019 +3.4 % +6.3 % View data
42 #42
Latvia
3 2019 -0.3 % -1.0 % View data
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