Spain - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Spain Density of Practising Nurses increased 2.6% year on year. With 5.86 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 23 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Nurses. Spain is overtaken by Estonia, which was number 22 at 6.14 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Italy at 5.6 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway ranked the highest with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, an increase of 1.5% compared to 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 recorded the worst performance at -1.3% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 5.86
2018 5.77
2017 5.74
2016 5.51
2015 5.29
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How does Spain 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
22 #22
Estonia
6 2019 +0.0 % +1.4 % View data
23 #23
Spain
6 2019 +1.6 % +2.6 % View data
24 #24
Italy
6 2019 +2.0 % +1.2 % View data
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