Sweden - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, Sweden Density of Practising Nurses decreased by 0.1% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 9 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Nurses at 11.02 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Sweden is overtaken by Belgium, which was ranked number 8 with 11.33 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Netherlands with 10.88 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway topped the ranking with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is +1.5% compared to 2018. Switzerland, Iceland and Germany respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Costa Rica recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.7% per year, while Latvia witnessed the worst performance at -1.3% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 11.02
2018 11.00
2017 10.97
2016 10.90
2015 10.94
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How does Sweden 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
8 #8
Belgium
11 2019 +1.2 % +1.4 % View data
9 #9
Sweden
11 2019 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
10 #10
Netherlands
11 2017 +2.0 % NA View data
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