United Kingdom - Density of Practising Nurses

Since 2014, United Kingdom Density of Practising Nurses fell by 0.5% year on year. At 7.76 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 17 among other countries in Density of Practising Nurses. United Kingdom is overtaken by Czech Republic, which was ranked number 16 with 8.09 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Lithuania with 7.71 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway ranked the highest with 18.07 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is 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 7.76
2018 7.80
2017 7.83
2016 7.88
2015 7.91
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How does United Kingdom 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
16 #16
Czech Republic
8 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
17 #17
United Kingdom
8 2019 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
18 #18
Lithuania
8 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
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