United States - Density of Professionally Active Nurses

Since 2014, United States Density of Professionally Active Nurses rose 1.2% year on year. At 11.86 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, the country was number 9 comparing other countries in Density of Professionally Active Nurses. United States is overtaken by Ireland, which was ranked number 8 with 11.9 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by Sweden at 11.62 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Norway lead the ranking with 20.96 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, that is a growth of 0.6% versus 2018. Germany, Iceland and Belgium respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Slovenia recorded the best 5 years average growth at +3.6% per year, while Latvia witnessed the worst performance at -1.6% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 11.86
2018 11.78
2017 11.74
2016 11.61
2015 11.29
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How does United States rank in Density of Professionally Active Nurses?

# 24 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Norway
21 2019 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
2 #2
Germany
17 2019 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
8 #8
Ireland
12 2019 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
9 #9
United States
12 2019 +0.7 % +1.2 % View data
10 #10
Sweden
12 2019 +0.3 % -0.0 % View data
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