Practising Nurses - Source OECD

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

  1. Switzerland jumped by 1.6% of Practising Nurses in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Switzerland Practising Nurses increased 1.9% year on year totalising 17.49 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons.
  3. In 2018 Norway was number 1 in Practising Nurses.
  4. In 2018 Australia was number 7 in Practising Nurses totalising 11.82 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons, jumping from 9 in 2017.

Top Countries in Practising Nurses - Source OECD

# 39 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Norway 18 2018 +1.4 % +1.5 % View data
2 Denmark 18 2018 +1.3 % +1.3 % View data
3 Switzerland 17 2018 +1.6 % +1.9 % View data
4 Finland 15 2018 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
4 Iceland 15 2018 NA -1.0 % View data
6 Germany 13 2018 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
7 Australia 12 2018 +0.9 % +0.8 % View data
8 Luxembourg 12 2018 +0.6 % -0.2 % View data
9 United States 12 2018 +0.6 % +0.9 % View data
10 Ireland 12 2018 -0.8 % -1.5 % View data
11 Japan 12 2018 +1.3 % NA View data
12 Belgium 11 2018 +1.3 % +2.0 % View data
13 Sweden 11 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
14 France 11 2018 +1.5 % +2.5 % View data
15 New Zealand 10 2018 +1.0 % +0.4 % View data
16 Canada 10 2018 +0.7 % +1.1 % View data
17 Slovenia 10 2018 +1.6 % +3.1 % View data
18 Russia 9 2018 +0.8 % -0.2 % View data
19 Austria 8 2018 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
20 Czech Republic 8 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
21 United Kingdom 8 2018 -0.6 % -0.3 % View data
22 Lithuania 8 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
23 South Korea 7 2018 +2.6 % +6.4 % View data
24 Portugal 7 2018 +1.7 % +2.0 % View data
25 Hungary 7 2018 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
26 Italy 6 2018 NA +0.9 % View data
27 Estonia 6 2018 -0.2 % +1.3 % View data
28 Slovakia 6 2018 -0.9 % -0.5 % View data
28 Spain 6 2018 +1.3 % +1.8 % View data
30 Poland 5 2018 NA -0.3 % View data
31 Israel 5 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
32 Latvia 5 2018 -0.7 % -1.2 % View data
33 Greece 3 2018 NA -0.2 % View data
34 Mexico 3 2018 +1.4 % +2.4 % View data
35 China 3 2018 +3.7 % +4.9 % View data
36 Turkey 2 2018 +2.5 % +2.2 % View data
37 India 2 2018 +2.7 % +4.4 % View data
38 South Africa 1 2018 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
39 Colombia 1 2018 +2.4 % +4.6 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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