Number of Practising Nurses

This key economic indicator for the Health Care Provider sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2019, Number of Practising Nurses in China increased 3.9% from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 China Number of Practising Nurses rose 6.1% year on year at 4,045,156 Persons.
  3. In 2019 India was ranked number 2 in Number of Practising Nurses.
  4. In 2019 South Korea was ranked number 7 in Number of Practising Nurses with 384,145 Persons, jumping from 7 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Practising Nurses

# 34 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
4,045,156 2019 +3.9 % +6.1 % View data
2 #2
India
2,198,417 2019 +3.5 % +4.3 % View data
3 #3
Japan
1,503,896 2019 +1.1 % +1.5 % View data
4 #4
Russia
1,256,496 2019 +1.2 % -0.5 % View data
5 #5
Germany
1,108,541 2019 +1.1 % +1.8 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
517,001 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
7 #7
South Korea
384,145 2019 +2.8 % +6.3 % View data
8 #8
Canada
373,820 2019 +1.4 % +1.5 % View data
9 #9
Mexico
368,671 2019 +2.4 % +2.7 % View data
10 #10
Italy
340,275 2019 -1.9 % +1.2 % View data
11 #11
Australia
301,832 2019 +1.4 % +2.6 % View data
12 #12
Spain
278,056 2019 +1.3 % +3.0 % View data
13 #13
Poland
193,891 2019 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
14 #14
Netherlands
191,570 2019 -0.1 % +1.9 % View data
15 #15
Switzerland
152,521 2019 +1.8 % +2.9 % View data
16 #16
Belgium
131,178 2019 +1.6 % +2.0 % View data
17 #17
Sweden
111,327 2019 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
18 #18
Norway
95,738 2019 +1.6 % +2.0 % View data
19 #19
Czech Republic
85,985 2019 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
20 #20
South Africa
79,208 2019 +2.8 % +3.4 % View data
21 #21
Colombia
67,782 2019 +2.5 % +5.4 % View data
22 #22
Hungary
64,779 2019 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
23 #23
Austria
61,489 2019 +1.3 % +1.2 % View data
24 #24
Denmark
58,819 2019 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
25 #25
New Zealand
50,496 2019 +0.9 % +2.1 % View data
26 #26
Israel
45,303 2019 +1.4 % +2.5 % View data
27 #27
Greece
35,972 2019 -0.4 % +0.4 % View data
28 #28
Lithuania
21,526 2019 -1.2 % -0.7 % View data
29 #29
Slovenia
21,326 2019 +1.4 % +3.9 % View data
30 #30
Costa Rica
17,519 2019 +2.6 % +8.8 % View data
31 #31
Latvia
8,303 2019 -1.1 % -2.9 % View data
32 #32
Estonia
8,241 2019 -0.9 % +1.8 % View data
33 #33
Luxembourg
7,160 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
34 #34
Iceland
5,539 2019 +7.0 % +2.0 % View data

Source: OECD

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