United States - Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

Since 2014, United States Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals was up 1.3% year on year. At 5.89 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was ranked number 13 comparing other countries in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals. United States is overtaken by Iceland, which was ranked number 12 at 6.28 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Austria with 5.87 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway lead the ranking with 9.19 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, +0.6% compared to 2018. Norway, Australia and Belgium respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea witnessed the best average annual growth at +6.3% per year, while Estonia was the worst growing country at -1.1% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 5.89
2018 5.83
2017 5.77
2016 5.74
2015 5.60
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How does United States rank in Density of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals?

# 52 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Norway
9 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
3 #3
Australia
8 2019 +1.3 % +1.7 % View data
12 #12
Iceland
6 2019 +0.6 % +1.0 % View data
13 #13
United States
6 2019 +1.0 % +1.3 % View data
15 #15
New Zealand
6 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
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