Nurses and midwives

per 1,000 people, 1990–2018

Info Edit
Country19901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Afghanistan0.580.440.500.500.610.520.430.340.250.150.130.150.18
Angola0.920.930.940.950.960.970.980.991.051.121.181.251.311.211.111.010.910.810.710.610.510.41
Albania4.504.654.804.955.154.604.614.614.094.084.023.833.673.603.593.614.164.204.204.194.024.184.424.294.083.863.65
Andorra2.462.582.712.923.173.323.183.132.942.913.373.203.393.533.684.774.614.464.314.164.01
United Arab Emirates2.833.834.003.813.713.583.563.554.373.643.403.723.803.953.353.002.802.982.822.922.652.863.013.343.964.985.535.685.73
Argentina2.062.102.151.811.481.140.800.680.560.450.460.470.490.901.321.742.162.572.993.413.834.253.693.142.582.60
Armenia5.915.455.134.944.864.995.115.145.205.185.245.305.295.205.164.955.536.11
Antigua and Barbuda3.123.143.163.193.213.233.253.283.303.513.733.954.174.384.604.694.514.494.504.52
Australia10.3610.2410.129.999.879.759.759.769.769.7610.8010.1610.2610.7510.4010.8110.1411.9412.1112.2012.4112.55
Austria4.024.164.354.604.925.105.215.335.425.575.695.745.845.856.106.186.346.416.566.676.726.816.836.876.987.017.027.09
Azerbaijan11.1811.2810.8610.9110.5410.159.879.418.988.888.668.558.358.298.198.248.268.238.168.117.356.966.807.266.43
Burundi0.190.270.360.440.520.610.690.670.700.690.700.670.680.85
Belgium5.839.189.409.539.659.769.8810.0910.3910.6310.9111.1911.8111.9818.9719.46
Benin0.750.770.780.800.820.640.450.420.680.580.640.700.760.570.39
Burkina Faso0.500.460.420.400.370.400.550.460.630.460.460.670.660.88
Bangladesh0.280.280.280.280.160.160.170.180.190.210.210.260.280.260.320.41
Bulgaria6.946.596.606.876.786.886.966.506.536.294.454.204.064.244.294.514.594.704.744.724.724.734.824.904.864.82
Bahrain2.983.102.872.832.762.692.722.642.562.522.462.502.482.502.492.49
Bahamas4.554.504.454.404.354.304.254.204.154.104.054.054.054.053.923.793.653.523.393.254.57
Bosnia and Herzegovina5.055.024.964.894.834.774.704.644.584.514.474.404.474.834.814.874.945.025.195.315.495.615.895.906.136.185.475.565.73
Belarus7.527.157.397.757.467.887.958.049.429.659.669.789.909.789.9310.0410.0910.1010.3710.5010.6110.6010.9210.8510.9811.00
Belize1.231.291.361.421.491.551.621.681.751.811.961.531.10157.16177.31174.44182.68185.312.34
Bolivia2.111.861.611.361.110.860.610.680.760.830.991.041.091.141.191.121.56
Brazil0.953.191.151.261.421.581.842.062.272.543.772.993.383.663.733.773.766.516.456.907.357.427.497.568.799.119.359.7410.12
Barbados5.114.764.414.053.705.835.805.535.275.014.744.774.794.814.834.864.594.334.073.813.543.283.023.06
Brunei3.895.006.115.735.365.495.325.115.125.127.487.978.307.536.306.646.476.105.90
Bhutan0.810.810.820.820.990.620.240.651.051.131.331.471.531.631.85
Botswana2.713.102.632.382.432.572.692.482.733.072.932.982.932.892.853.173.483.804.124.765.40
Central African Republic0.410.350.300.250.200.250.250.240.230.220.210.21
Canada10.1810.1310.0710.019.479.699.919.9510.0210.1210.2910.379.329.249.359.489.759.829.889.959.94
Switzerland11.9411.9912.4212.9712.8413.0013.3813.6213.9214.2114.9615.4715.8616.1816.4216.8617.3317.54
Chile9.2310.9811.2412.1413.32
China0.820.840.860.870.890.900.920.940.950.970.981.080.950.960.981.011.061.151.231.361.491.621.791.992.132.292.472.66
Ivory Coast0.570.490.480.480.470.480.480.460.520.570.630.470.510.560.60
Cameroon1.510.380.410.440.410.390.530.92
Congo (Kinshasa)0.530.510.480.460.430.410.520.630.750.860.900.950.920.901.11
Congo (Brazzaville)1.051.221.400.900.750.590.441.791.390.990.730.790.750.690.63
Colombia0.420.440.450.460.470.480.490.500.520.540.550.560.590.580.590.660.700.730.780.820.870.930.991.051.111.171.221.271.33
Comoros0.980.560.600.630.670.700.780.850.920.400.470.550.63
Cape Verde0.870.900.930.960.991.021.101.091.090.790.920.951.151.281.30
Costa Rica0.921.031.131.241.351.451.521.581.661.761.861.922.032.172.392.663.013.183.41
Cuba7.497.737.978.218.458.698.859.029.188.688.187.838.037.947.867.737.56
Cyprus3.233.163.153.243.263.303.263.263.233.193.113.093.063.093.213.013.333.383.303.473.553.693.623.863.914.035.25
Czech Republic7.777.727.757.727.727.877.827.787.777.818.048.298.438.418.508.508.448.408.358.478.478.408.438.358.298.378.408.40
Germany10.2910.3910.5110.7210.8310.9911.1211.2911.5211.8211.9112.0612.1512.5312.7612.9113.1413.24
Djibouti0.700.720.730.740.560.380.570.620.660.710.750.800.780.760.750.73
Dominica4.494.945.395.846.286.316.346.366.396.426.446.476.506.536.556.586.616.776.706.696.106.44
Denmark8.908.988.918.959.049.299.409.369.549.589.699.539.699.839.799.549.8210.0710.1010.1410.2310.2310.2210.2410.32
Dominican Republic1.811.761.701.651.601.541.491.431.381.321.341.361.401.441.451.451.211.171.38
Algeria2.192.142.092.031.981.931.941.941.952.002.052.102.142.192.242.221.55
Ecuador1.601.671.691.441.641.601.701.711.631.651.621.581.631.521.581.641.701.761.821.881.662.082.011.952.192.512.852.832.51
Egypt1.982.162.342.632.933.223.523.002.491.971.951.941.931.931.93
Eritrea0.920.961.011.051.091.131.171.211.261.301.251.191.441.331.44
Spain2.664.094.174.244.224.323.263.353.323.373.523.834.034.254.264.334.424.584.814.935.115.185.215.115.125.265.505.73
Estonia8.827.197.037.046.956.946.716.536.446.3314.496.116.306.426.546.586.606.686.706.446.406.536.465.966.076.356.436.5311.16
Ethiopia0.220.210.250.230.220.200.250.240.320.410.490.570.660.740.830.71
Finland15.0210.9714.7015.0414.3512.4512.9013.5213.7513.5113.9314.2614.4914.6214.6014.6814.7114.74
Fiji1.951.971.992.012.032.052.062.082.102.112.292.242.462.682.902.963.023.143.263.38
France5.575.685.785.885.996.096.206.316.427.117.317.497.687.898.128.328.198.478.779.019.299.699.9810.2810.6010.8911.1611.47
Micronesia3.883.372.852.342.342.342.462.572.683.613.323.163.002.842.682.522.362.202.04
Gabon5.014.804.604.394.193.983.783.573.373.162.952.752.542.95
United Kingdom12.1610.979.788.608.819.139.379.539.659.489.119.108.908.798.588.328.318.328.298.288.228.17
Georgia4.654.864.935.004.704.314.264.234.164.143.993.913.943.903.953.943.723.783.824.024.004.864.73
Ghana0.930.940.950.960.971.191.061.241.411.591.502.002.122.354.20
Guinea0.460.470.480.490.490.490.480.470.470.460.450.440.440.430.420.420.12
Gambia1.300.460.470.470.770.840.700.570.911.251.351.451.54
Guinea Bissau0.820.780.740.700.660.700.550.560.550.530.520.550.590.640.69
Equatorial Guinea0.380.390.400.410.420.430.440.450.450.460.470.480.490.50
Greece2.782.883.093.433.453.443.493.423.443.513.643.763.803.673.613.543.503.553.63
Grenada3.853.563.553.533.523.613.703.793.733.663.593.533.463.393.323.263.193.123.066.28
Guatemala0.870.710.540.380.220.050.050.060.070.07
Guyana2.332.222.101.991.881.771.661.551.431.321.010.910.810.720.630.700.730.791.04
Honduras1.301.251.201.151.101.051.010.970.930.900.860.810.760.710.680.670.740.740.74
Croatia5.064.574.714.634.534.174.354.604.754.875.005.035.075.105.205.255.345.475.685.575.785.916.026.186.146.198.12
Haiti0.100.190.270.350.440.520.600.690.770.850.941.021.101.190.960.730.510.280.410.550.68
Hungary5.445.085.375.695.695.575.645.545.685.595.485.725.885.965.976.156.406.136.356.426.436.436.536.646.626.696.646.806.92
Indonesia0.630.640.660.680.700.710.730.750.760.780.800.821.121.431.742.041.521.001.101.271.441.971.631.301.682.052.41
Isle of Man2.27
India0.380.460.550.640.730.810.900.991.081.171.181.211.241.261.290.780.790.810.860.870.991.111.221.371.451.502.111.73
Ireland14.0314.8515.3714.8212.3712.2712.6712.9312.8412.6212.8512.5612.5912.3115.8516.3715.5716.10
Iran1.401.411.691.621.551.481.412.001.851.711.561.892.262.63
Iraq1.321.181.051.221.391.571.741.912.091.881.651.721.812.04
Iceland13.2613.2813.2713.5413.6413.1013.0413.7714.2014.1314.0314.0114.1014.4614.5114.8414.7015.0916.0116.2015.2215.4715.7216.1016.1016.3115.1615.7116.21
Israel8.235.565.505.605.716.026.126.055.925.785.845.805.645.375.215.185.285.315.385.405.455.585.70
Italy5.225.094.955.105.245.255.255.525.485.385.345.575.725.846.065.74
Jamaica1.611.501.391.281.171.051.171.281.401.511.431.431.451.611.470.81
Jordan2.812.923.043.052.822.983.263.023.313.022.963.503.533.503.473.433.742.581.893.362.82
Japan6.376.566.747.007.257.517.777.998.228.448.658.869.079.269.449.369.289.519.7410.0110.2711.6410.6911.1011.5111.7311.9512.0512.15
Kazakhstan10.0510.9710.8410.339.759.448.627.467.006.636.176.456.656.676.786.887.277.387.107.637.727.928.068.037.207.29
Kenya0.450.430.400.380.350.390.711.391.390.890.930.871.041.061.17
Kyrgyzstan10.2910.4610.399.969.709.489.198.728.518.387.957.427.016.836.606.346.025.885.715.685.655.845.936.375.94
Cambodia1.061.031.010.960.920.910.900.890.880.870.860.850.850.850.860.870.921.290.960.590.720.700.69
Kiribati2.342.432.522.612.702.782.873.073.263.463.653.523.933.944.294.644.714.774.834.333.83
Saint Kitts and Nevis7.027.037.036.966.065.755.985.665.766.064.716.596.426.256.085.915.745.575.415.245.074.904.734.564.394.22
South Korea1.754.343.833.974.144.344.484.644.754.865.235.615.987.027.127.30
Kuwait4.374.204.043.873.704.154.334.684.806.536.506.426.216.667.157.097.357.41
Laos1.261.211.161.121.071.021.021.011.000.991.000.960.930.900.870.860.860.871.021.241.051.031.260.95
Lebanon1.041.031.021.011.001.231.451.591.721.772.522.031.531.671.541.571.641.67
Liberia0.330.320.300.290.270.900.460.390.320.250.170.100.240.390.53
Libya3.473.663.844.024.214.394.574.764.955.145.335.537.016.806.856.916.966.796.716.626.53
Saint Lucia2.142.242.352.713.082.322.001.951.901.851.811.761.711.661.621.572.102.633.15
Sri Lanka0.740.800.871.030.961.080.760.750.790.751.190.841.061.391.711.411.672.051.501.561.751.821.831.841.911.961.952.002.18
Lesotho0.560.570.590.600.620.630.650.670.991.311.641.962.292.612.933.26
Lithuania9.479.479.379.489.459.479.289.198.338.027.957.797.667.567.557.607.597.727.637.597.697.747.727.807.907.977.989.85
Luxembourg7.147.367.507.437.517.617.708.049.289.4911.4811.4411.4611.4811.5011.3911.6112.2912.3212.3612.3312.1612.17
Latvia6.276.335.875.504.915.205.185.014.764.884.754.674.724.885.055.185.825.765.795.105.155.074.975.004.954.844.814.75
Morocco0.810.830.860.880.910.930.890.920.950.970.941.091.241.39
Monaco15.3815.2915.2015.1115.2315.3415.4615.5715.6915.8015.9116.0316.1416.2616.3716.4916.6016.7216.8316.9418.0018.8120.16
Moldova11.0711.2111.1711.1910.9510.4110.0610.4110.058.725.675.535.545.395.185.655.625.655.625.635.655.645.615.495.315.004.964.92
Madagascar0.310.300.290.350.300.290.280.240.220.220.220.300.110.120.130.140.15
Maldives0.650.710.770.981.191.391.571.761.942.122.302.482.662.853.434.014.594.915.225.115.175.245.305.376.573.956.496.43
Mexico0.901.672.443.213.982.212.222.282.312.362.412.512.552.802.222.422.512.512.40
Marshall Islands2.983.033.093.143.203.253.303.362.602.432.253.453.303.303.313.323.333.333.34
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)3.563.583.723.523.533.403.463.734.014.104.194.194.154.204.003.79
Mali0.670.520.370.210.300.440.450.370.380.390.400.400.410.390.36
Malta3.725.475.475.615.795.936.236.806.596.857.067.057.408.388.378.749.119.48
Burma (Myanmar)0.750.790.810.830.860.890.920.950.760.570.381.031.011.00
Montenegro5.375.385.475.555.595.285.124.945.395.455.355.315.275.23
Mongolia3.613.623.623.633.643.643.653.623.633.663.783.804.033.794.083.833.89
Mozambique0.280.290.280.300.300.330.330.340.360.390.390.400.390.410.750.600.640.680.680.68
Mauritania0.640.650.660.660.670.680.800.760.710.670.981.021.041.070.93
Mauritius3.793.423.052.672.742.812.882.932.983.163.283.383.283.52
Malawi0.590.510.440.360.280.340.280.290.290.290.290.300.300.370.44
Malaysia1.671.731.791.942.092.232.382.532.672.943.203.393.813.103.173.363.403.47
Namibia3.223.102.982.872.842.812.782.462.151.841.851.892.042.021.95
Niger0.210.200.180.160.140.200.140.170.190.220.310.200.27
Nigeria1.591.571.541.501.501.501.081.361.251.141.031.271.511.761.471.18
Nicaragua1.111.131.161.161.181.291.301.261.371.371.361.351.371.471.551.53
Netherlands7.978.148.268.318.308.388.498.839.179.519.8510.1910.5310.7510.9311.18
Norway12.6013.2313.7114.1014.3714.4014.5016.4516.6716.9517.0917.2117.4317.8617.9918.1618.22
Nepal0.470.610.750.891.031.171.311.461.601.872.142.372.612.853.11
Nauru5.665.745.825.895.976.056.136.216.296.366.526.676.826.976.966.946.936.886.836.786.737.047.357.66
New Zealand7.998.518.718.919.319.719.399.7710.2810.2610.5810.6210.4512.2511.8211.9912.1312.3212.45
Oman2.292.382.472.562.652.742.662.572.832.863.453.483.513.553.583.693.733.914.084.214.234.384.474.504.674.534.414.274.20
Pakistan0.330.330.340.340.360.390.410.420.420.430.440.450.460.480.490.510.530.540.560.420.440.530.460.480.490.600.67
Panama1.000.970.961.011.031.041.081.101.091.142.771.841.922.201.992.002.002.122.242.362.482.312.622.932.952.762.993.093.07
Peru0.661.021.391.762.122.492.853.223.592.451.311.271.401.532.212.082.072.182.212.44
Philippines4.324.304.274.244.244.284.404.655.125.653.332.722.101.480.860.242.765.274.94
Palau6.146.126.106.096.076.056.036.046.056.076.106.126.616.546.466.386.316.556.787.027.26
Papua New Guinea0.490.480.470.460.450.440.430.420.410.450.500.460.420.380.340.300.260.230.45
Poland6.115.985.955.946.076.146.236.286.165.705.495.415.395.275.485.615.615.725.745.815.835.846.805.865.825.785.765.706.89
North Korea3.974.004.044.074.114.154.134.114.094.304.514.734.634.544.45
Portugal4.024.204.374.584.835.115.355.625.896.106.216.286.376.536.666.97
Paraguay1.851.771.691.611.531.451.371.291.201.121.040.570.610.670.700.741.66
Qatar4.945.115.295.465.646.055.965.874.595.725.695.665.635.606.006.396.837.26
Romania5.375.465.655.545.625.765.966.035.956.135.715.815.946.146.126.116.097.39
Russia7.737.867.857.707.737.679.154.144.264.538.978.548.54
Rwanda0.410.450.530.610.690.680.680.660.750.840.930.991.181.121.20
Saudi Arabia1.772.072.372.672.973.193.413.633.914.164.734.764.795.005.205.445.675.465.48
Sudan1.041.051.051.000.980.910.840.931.021.111.200.820.760.70
Senegal0.300.340.370.400.440.430.420.851.281.710.950.190.300.31
Singapore4.034.154.274.394.514.634.734.754.885.075.395.725.125.485.575.756.016.176.24
Solomon Islands0.901.031.151.281.411.441.481.631.791.942.102.051.791.741.992.042.092.132.152.16
Sierra Leone0.460.390.310.240.160.220.290.280.520.761.010.610.22
El Salvador0.680.740.800.860.690.520.350.861.370.480.440.410.861.321.771.761.761.801.841.83
San Marino16.668.858.718.21
Somalia0.190.180.170.160.150.130.120.110.100.090.100.100.110.110.110.110.110.11
Serbia0.970.990.860.840.860.880.870.887.407.057.167.307.626.09
Saint Thomas and Principe2.002.022.042.062.082.102.122.142.162.182.202.222.122.021.92
Suriname1.462.403.344.285.234.794.363.933.503.062.872.682.492.302.042.091.951.932.76
Slovakia7.427.247.106.776.626.306.326.616.586.386.416.266.146.076.076.016.07
Slovenia1.541.546.867.147.197.407.457.537.657.787.918.098.268.398.228.368.608.829.709.97
Sweden8.748.678.558.6710.1110.1010.0210.2310.3710.4510.6210.8510.9711.2011.3811.5211.6311.6611.6711.7511.7611.7911.8111.8111.7211.7611.82
Swaziland3.334.164.995.826.655.634.613.582.561.541.371.212.323.443.513.603.773.944.14
Seychelles7.254.404.634.564.504.504.514.524.525.416.307.198.08
Syria2.222.321.911.951.941.961.851.911.881.401.891.841.841.871.982.092.202.311.931.54
Chad0.050.060.060.120.160.190.220.260.220.180.200.210.230.250.260.280.340.260.250.360.23
Togo0.350.380.400.420.300.881.461.231.000.770.530.300.320.420.41
Thailand0.710.760.800.860.910.920.931.031.092.831.231.321.401.491.521.541.531.581.642.062.132.192.252.312.372.772.962.76
Tajikistan5.996.225.905.795.535.024.954.874.454.364.183.893.863.563.533.463.513.523.563.603.954.064.405.024.75
Turkmenistan8.017.966.787.215.234.954.794.604.544.504.514.514.504.454.43
Timor Leste1.851.571.301.021.051.131.151.151.070.991.401.481.611.741.67
Tonga3.463.543.413.293.173.052.933.523.643.853.903.954.013.983.963.934.044.16
Trinidad and Tobago2.982.272.292.732.892.602.782.993.103.253.403.553.573.523.472.943.283.333.383.433.484.265.644.09
Tunisia2.082.852.682.512.342.182.152.242.342.452.552.652.672.662.51
Turkey1.401.481.531.601.601.771.741.781.801.791.761.781.751.761.781.791.852.042.102.172.282.412.522.542.532.622.572.71
Tuvalu4.065.105.325.555.775.996.216.025.825.304.794.283.763.894.014.144.26
Tanzania0.380.340.310.270.240.240.240.240.240.340.440.440.430.480.530.58
Uganda0.711.361.351.341.331.321.311.241.181.321.231.561.641.471.24
Ukraine6.606.576.566.586.606.646.656.656.617.547.477.477.517.576.66
Uruguay0.871.401.932.462.994.435.875.715.555.675.795.916.036.166.281.94
United States8.949.059.159.269.369.479.569.659.749.839.9210.4510.9911.5212.0612.5911.6510.719.778.838.5511.5514.55
Uzbekistan11.4711.8811.9211.8810.3210.5811.0011.0910.9210.9310.9010.8810.8410.7810.6910.9810.7910.8711.1311.1711.3811.4211.4011.5611.28
Saint Vincent and Grenadines2.563.093.624.154.414.494.574.654.313.963.623.282.942.604.746.889.029.049.518.416.317.01
Venezuela0.660.780.901.021.141.121.111.101.091.081.071.061.041.031.021.011.000.990.980.960.950.94
Vietnam0.730.760.710.660.830.880.951.021.111.231.131.451.231.431.421.45
Vanuatu2.452.352.252.152.061.961.861.761.701.631.571.691.691.701.771.841.731.611.501.391.411.42
Samoa2.011.941.881.811.751.781.811.841.871.901.721.541.661.791.821.862.022.172.332.49
Yemen0.410.460.500.540.580.620.660.700.710.710.710.710.710.720.770.820.860.880.720.750.770.79
South Africa3.983.903.823.783.753.803.900.770.810.830.880.951.021.071.111.191.231.271.331.31
Zambia0.710.690.700.710.720.730.760.780.810.840.870.891.301.34
Zimbabwe1.451.471.481.501.511.531.491.441.401.361.321.281.241.201.161.111.071.030.990.950.831.321.181.401.541.381.402.601.93

Nurses and midwives include professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses.

Source: World Bank