Nurses and Midwives Density

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

  1. Monaco increased 8% of Nurses and Midwives Density in 2014, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2011 Ireland Nurses and Midwives Density was up 2.2% year on year close to 14.29 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons.
  3. In 2018 Switzerland was ranked number 3 in Nurses and Midwives Density.
  4. In 2017 Cuba was ranked number 32 in Nurses and Midwives Density totalising 7.79 Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons, jumping from 104 in 2016.

Top Countries in Nurses and Midwives Density

# 174 Countries Units (Persons) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Monaco 20 2014 +8.0 % NA View data
2 Norway 18 2018 -0.1 % +0.4 % View data
3 Switzerland 17 2018 +0.4 % +1.4 % View data
4 Iceland 16 2018 -0.1 % -0.6 % View data
5 Finland 15 2018 +0.7 % +0.3 % View data
6 Ireland 14 2016 +3.0 % +2.2 % View data
7 Germany 14 2018 +1.4 % +0.6 % View data
8 Australia 13 2018 +1.8 % +1.2 % View data
9 Uzbekistan 12 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
10 Luxembourg 12 2018 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
11 Denmark 12 2018 -2.6 % -6.8 % View data
12 Japan 12 2018 +1.2 % NA View data
13 Sweden 12 2018 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
14 Belarus 11 2018 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
15 Netherlands 11 2016 +6.1 % NA View data
16 New Zealand 11 2018 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
17 Belgium 11 2018 -1.3 % -0.5 % View data
18 France 10 2018 +0.1 % -0.4 % View data
19 Canada 10 2018 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
20 Brazil 10 2018 +63.0 % +5.3 % View data
21 Slovenia 10 2018 +1.2 % +2.8 % View data
22 Malta 10 2018 +2.1 % +3.9 % View data
23 Russia 9 2018 +0.9 % +0.2 % View data
24 San Marino 9 2014 -4.9 % -0.2 % View data
25 Slovakia 9 2018 +2.1 % +6.1 % View data
26 United States 9 2015 -3.2 % -7.5 % View data
27 Austria 8 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
28 Czech Republic 8 2018 -0.3 % +0.0 % View data
29 United Kingdom 8 2018 -1.2 % -2.1 % View data
30 Croatia 8 2018 +1.8 % +3.3 % View data
31 Lithuania 8 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
32 Cuba 8 2017 NA -0.8 % View data
33 Kuwait 7 2018 +2.4 % +4.0 % View data
34 Singapore 7 2018 +2.5 % +5.2 % View data
35 South Korea 7 2018 +2.6 % +6.4 % View data
36 Ukraine 7 2018 -0.8 % -2.4 % View data
37 Brunei 7 2018 +0.9 % -1.6 % View data
38 Libya 7 2017 NA NA View data
39 Hungary 7 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
40 Portugal 7 2018 +1.4 % +0.5 % View data
41 Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 2018 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
42 Qatar 7 2016 NA NA View data
43 Azerbaijan 7 2018 -1.5 % -1.8 % View data
44 Estonia 6 2018 -0.4 % +0.5 % View data
45 Nauru 6 2015 NA NA View data
46 Romania 6 2016 NA +0.3 % View data
47 Barbados 6 2017 NA NA View data
48 Saudi Arabia 6 2018 +2.2 % NA View data
49 Dominica 6 2017 NA NA View data
50 Serbia 6 2018 +0.8 % +1.6 % View data
51 Armenia 6 2018 +0.7 % +0.6 % View data
52 Italy 6 2018 -1.6 % -2.7 % View data
53 Montenegro 6 2018 +0.2 % -0.0 % View data
54 United Arab Emirates 6 2018 +3.5 % +11.0 % View data
55 Poland 6 2018 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
56 Tajikistan 6 2018 +2.3 % +2.9 % View data
57 Spain 6 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
58 Bulgaria 6 2018 +0.8 % +0.6 % View data
59 Palau 5 2014 NA -0.9 % View data
60 Cyprus 5 2016 NA NA View data
61 Israel 5 2018 -0.1 % +0.5 % View data
62 Kiribati 5 2016 NA +4.2 % View data
63 Latvia 5 2018 -0.1 % -0.8 % View data
64 Turkmenistan 5 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
65 Moldova 5 2018 -2.1 % -4.4 % View data
66 North Korea 4 2017 NA NA View data
67 Oman 4 2018 +2.3 % -0.7 % View data
68 Georgia 4 2018 +0.4 % +0.9 % View data
69 Suriname 4 2017 NA NA View data
70 Malaysia 4 2015 NA +4.9 % View data
71 Mongolia 4 2018 +0.6 % +1.2 % View data
72 Andorra 4 2015 NA -3.4 % View data
73 Macedonia 4 2018 -0.1 % -3.5 % View data
74 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4 2015 NA NA View data
75 South Africa 4 2018 +12.9 % -3.9 % View data
76 Maldives 4 2016 -44.7 % NA View data
77 Tonga 4 2016 NA NA View data
78 Tuvalu 4 2014 NA NA View data
79 Albania 4 2016 NA NA View data
80 Trinidad and Tobago 4 2015 NA +3.6 % View data
81 Mauritius 4 2018 +1.4 % +2.1 % View data
82 Greece 3 2018 -0.6 % -1.9 % View data
83 Botswana 3 2016 NA +3.1 % View data
84 Seychelles 3 2016 NA NA View data
85 Grenada 3 2017 NA NA View data
86 Bahamas 3 2017 NA NA View data
87 Antigua and Barbuda 3 2017 NA NA View data
88 Turkey 3 2018 +1.3 % -1.8 % View data
89 Thailand 3 2017 +6.7 % NA View data
90 Jordan 3 2018 -12.8 % -3.2 % View data
91 Fiji 3 2015 NA +5.6 % View data
92 Mexico 3 2018 +1.4 % +2.8 % View data
93 Nepal 3 2017 NA +11.5 % View data
94 Lebanon 3 2018 +1.2 % +0.5 % View data
95 Tunisia 3 2016 -0.5 % NA View data
96 Gabon 3 2016 NA NA View data
97 Argentina 3 2017 NA NA View data
98 China 3 2018 +3.5 % +4.8 % View data
99 Bahrain 2 2018 -0.6 % -0.5 % View data
100 El Salvador 2 2016 NA NA View data
101 Sao Tome and Principe 2 2015 NA NA View data
102 Algeria 2 2016 NA NA View data
103 India 2 2018 +2.0 % +12.0 % View data
104 Solomon Islands 2 2016 NA +3.5 % View data
105 Sri Lanka 2 2016 -14.9 % NA View data
106 Swaziland 2 2015 NA NA View data
107 Indonesia 2 2018 -5.4 % +11.2 % View data
108 Uruguay 2 2017 -69.3 % NA View data
109 Kenya 2 2018 +4.5 % +5.4 % View data
110 Iran 2 2015 +21.0 % +5.8 % View data
111 Samoa 2 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
112 Belize 2 2017 NA +8.9 % View data
113 East Timor 2 2018 +0.9 % +11.8 % View data
114 Iraq 2 2017 -13.4 % NA View data
115 Gambia 2 2015 NA +23.5 % View data
116 Saint Lucia 2 2014 NA NA View data
117 Nicaragua 2 2018 NA +2.6 % View data
118 Bhutan 2 2018 +2.7 % +8.2 % View data
119 Vietnam 2 2018 +2.4 % +4.2 % View data
120 Syria 1 2016 NA NA View data
121 Panama 1 2016 NA -9.4 % View data
122 Guinea-Bissau 1 2015 NA +20.5 % View data
123 Egypt 1 2018 -0.3 % -1.1 % View data
124 Vanuatu 1 2016 NA NA View data
125 Peru 1 2016 NA NA View data
126 Guyana 1 2018 NA NA View data
127 Colombia 1 2018 +2.8 % +4.8 % View data
128 Cape Verde 1 2018 +1.3 % +2.0 % View data
129 Jamaica 1 2018 +9.4 % -2.8 % View data
130 Ecuador 1 2016 -51.8 % -10.4 % View data
130 Ghana 1 2017 -22.6 % NA View data
132 Paraguay 1 2018 +191.8 % NA View data
133 Zimbabwe 1 2018 -0.2 % -1.4 % View data
134 Morocco 1 2017 NA NA View data
135 Mauritania 1 2018 +2.7 % +9.8 % View data
136 Sierra Leone 1 2014 NA NA View data
137 Laos 1 2018 +0.9 % +1.4 % View data
138 Cambodia 1 2018 +0.9 % +0.6 % View data
139 Myanmar 1 2017 -5.6 % +0.4 % View data
140 Guatemala 1 2018 NA NA View data
141 Zambia 1 2016 NA NA View data
142 Honduras 1 2017 -48.2 % NA View data
143 Chile 1 2016 NA NA View data
144 Ivory Coast 1 2014 NA NA View data
145 Ethiopia 1 2017 NA NA View data
146 Rwanda 1 2015 NA +4.2 % View data
147 Sudan 1 2015 -31.2 % -0.2 % View data
148 Bolivia 1 2016 NA -6.1 % View data
149 Yemen 1 2014 NA NA View data
150 Haiti 1 2018 NA NA View data
151 Burundi 1 2016 NA NA View data
152 Uganda 1 2015 NA -13.6 % View data
153 Benin 1 2016 NA NA View data
154 Burkina Faso 1 2016 +137.3 % +4.5 % View data
155 Djibouti 1 2014 NA NA View data
156 Pakistan 1 2015 -17.1 % -3.2 % View data
157 Equatorial Guinea 1 2017 NA NA View data
158 Tanzania 0 2018 +2.8 % NA View data
159 Mozambique 0 2017 NA +2.5 % View data
160 Guinea 0 2016 NA NA View data
161 Mali 0 2016 NA +0.8 % View data
162 Chad 0 2016 NA NA View data
163 Afghanistan 0 2014 NA -12.3 % View data
164 Senegal 0 2016 -59.6 % NA View data
165 Niger 0 2014 +28.7 % +8.8 % View data
166 Dominican Republic 0 2017 NA NA View data
167 Bangladesh 0 2018 -2.3 % +9.1 % View data
168 Togo 0 2015 NA -27.1 % View data
169 Malawi 0 2016 NA NA View data
170 Philippines 0 2015 NA -40.9 % View data
171 Central African Republic 0 2015 NA NA View data
172 Liberia 0 2015 NA -26.1 % View data
173 Madagascar 0 2018 -16.6 % NA View data
174 Somalia 0 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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