Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

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

  1. United Kingdom jumped by 2.5% of Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals in 2019, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 United States Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals was up 2.7% year on year attaining 1,719,632 Full-Time Equivalent.
  3. In 2019 Japan was number 2 in Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals.
  4. In 2019 New Zealand was ranked number 16 in Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals with 23,045.83 Full-Time Equivalent, jumping from 16 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Professional Nurses and Midwives Employed in Hospitals

# 22 Countries Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
1,719,632 2019 +1.8 % +2.7 % View data
2 #2
Japan
865,143 2019 +1.6 % +1.7 % View data
3 #3
United Kingdom
374,551 2019 +2.5 % +0.8 % View data
4 #4
France
358,829 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
5 #5
Germany
352,746 2019 +0.7 % +1.0 % View data
6 #6
Australia
169,985 2019 +0.9 % -0.5 % View data
7 #7
Belgium
63,045 2019 +2.0 % +0.3 % View data
8 #8
Netherlands
60,826 2019 +0.1 % +1.4 % View data
9 #9
Czech Republic
52,842 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
10 #10
Austria
51,974 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
11 #11
Switzerland
49,243 2019 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
12 #12
Norway
43,337 2019 +1.7 % +2.4 % View data
13 #13
Denmark
37,467 2019 +1.0 % +0.1 % View data
14 #14
Hungary
28,771 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
15 #15
Israel
25,800 2019 +2.8 % +1.6 % View data
16 #16
New Zealand
23,046 2019 +0.1 % +1.9 % View data
17 #17
Ireland
22,972 2019 +2.7 % +3.1 % View data
18 #18
Slovakia
21,257 2019 -0.5 % -0.3 % View data
19 #19
Chile
17,919 2019 +1.0 % +4.4 % View data
20 #20
Lithuania
15,363 2019 -0.7 % -0.5 % View data
21 #21
Estonia
4,797 2019 -2.1 % -0.7 % View data
22 #22
Iceland
1,640 2019 +3.3 % +2.8 % View data

Source: OECD

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