South Korea - Practising Nurses

Since 2014, South Korea Practising Nurses rose 5.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 22 comparing other countries in Practising Nurses with 7.31 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. South Korea is overtaken by Lithuania, which was number 21 with 7.69 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Portugal with 6.77 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% compared to 2018. Denmark, Switzerland and Iceland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea witnessed the best average annual growth at +5.6% per year, while Latvia recorded the worst performance at -1.1% 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 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
21 #21
Lithuania
8 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % 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
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