United States - Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice

Since 2014, United States Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice rose 1.6% year on year. With 17.7 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 9 comparing other countries in Density of Nurses Licensed to Practice. United States is overtaken by Belgium, which was number 8 at 18.63 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Australia with 15.34 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Iceland lead the ranking with 29.55 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2018, that is +1% versus 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 17.70
2018 17.53
2017 17.49
2016 16.97
2015 16.42
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How does United States 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
8 #8
Belgium
19 2019 +0.9 % +2.3 % View data
9 #9
United States
18 2019 +1.0 % +1.6 % View data
10 #10
Australia
15 2019 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
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