Sweden - Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice

Since 2014, Sweden Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice grew 0.9% year on year. At 20.12 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 6 among other countries in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice. Sweden is overtaken by Finland, which was ranked number 5 with 21.27 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Denmark at 18.78 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Iceland ranked the highest with 29.55 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2018, +1% compared to 2017. Norway, Luxembourg and South Korea respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile recorded the best 5 years average growth at +9.5% per year, while Lithuania was the worst growing country at -0.6% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 20.12
2018 19.94
2017 19.73
2016 19.65
2015 19.43
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How does Sweden rank in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice?

# 24 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Iceland
30 2018 +1.0 % NA View data
2 #2
Norway
27 2019 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
5 #5
Finland
21 2019 +1.9 % +1.8 % View data
6 #6
Sweden
20 2019 +0.9 % +0.8 % View data
7 #7
Denmark
19 2019 +1.0 % +0.9 % View data
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