Nurses and midwives

per 1,000 people, 1990–2015

Info Edit
Country19901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Afghanistan0.230.330.420.520.610.460.520.520.630.580.520.470.410.36
Albania5.165.074.994.904.814.734.644.554.474.384.294.204.124.033.963.90
Algeria2.182.132.082.031.981.921.931.941.95
Andorra3.874.183.913.644.774.704.644.574.514.44
Angola0.991.001.011.021.031.051.061.071.141.221.291.371.44
Antigua and Barbuda3.06
Argentina2.052.102.141.811.471.140.800.680.560.440.460.470.48
Armenia4.924.874.945.015.015.005.005.004.99
Australia10.3310.2110.099.979.859.739.9410.1510.3610.5710.7810.279.769.259.9210.6011.2712.34
Austria9.388.447.496.556.647.847.907.968.028.078.138.19
Azerbaijan8.418.428.388.347.957.557.156.756.35
Bahamas4.564.504.454.394.334.284.224.164.104.053.99
Bahrain2.973.122.912.892.822.762.772.662.562.502.422.442.422.442.45
Bangladesh0.270.270.280.280.160.160.170.190.200.21
Barbados5.134.774.424.063.705.865.845.575.315.054.784.804.814.834.844.86
Belarus12.5112.5611.4710.3910.4910.5910.7010.8010.90
Belgium5.8314.2014.1814.1714.1514.1314.1210.08
Belize1.231.291.361.421.491.551.621.681.751.821.96
Benin0.730.750.760.780.790.780.770.720.660.60
Bhutan0.810.810.800.800.960.600.240.620.991.041.08
Bolivia2.131.881.621.371.120.870.620.690.770.841.01
Bosnia and Herzegovina4.694.784.874.955.045.155.265.375.485.59
Botswana2.542.922.492.272.322.462.592.402.642.752.852.902.842.792.73
Brazil0.943.191.141.261.411.571.842.052.272.533.752.973.353.623.693.733.736.456.396.837.287.347.397.44
Brunei3.925.056.175.795.415.545.355.115.105.087.397.868.20
Bulgaria4.574.684.724.744.774.794.824.844.87
Burkina Faso0.500.460.420.400.370.400.550.460.63
Burundi0.18
Cape Verde0.870.700.530.520.500.520.520.56
Cambodia1.061.031.000.960.910.900.890.890.880.870.860.850.840.850.850.870.920.96
Cameroon1.470.370.400.430.410.380.52
Canada10.2010.1410.0810.029.489.709.929.9610.0310.1310.3010.399.349.259.369.50
Central African Republic0.400.350.300.250.200.25
Chad0.050.060.060.130.160.190.220.260.220.180.200.210.230.250.260.280.31
Chile4.544.103.663.212.772.331.891.441.000.560.120.130.130.130.140.140.150.15
China0.840.850.870.880.900.910.930.960.970.980.991.080.970.981.001.031.081.181.261.381.521.661.85
Colombia0.410.420.430.440.460.470.480.490.510.530.540.550.580.570.590.600.610.620.630.640.66
Comoros0.97
Congo (Kinshasa)0.530.620.700.790.870.96
Congo (Brazzaville)9.207.846.495.143.782.431.081.271.460.940.900.860.82
Costa Rica0.930.920.910.900.890.880.870.860.850.840.830.820.810.80
Ivory Coast0.570.500.490.480.480.480.48
Croatia5.465.585.665.745.825.905.986.066.14
Cuba7.507.737.978.208.438.678.818.969.118.628.127.787.98
Cyprus3.233.253.263.273.283.303.263.233.193.163.123.093.063.123.193.263.333.403.453.493.573.663.743.823.91
Czech Republic8.938.958.558.518.488.448.408.368.33
Denmark14.3310.787.2314.197.9814.2715.7417.2016.0314.8714.5114.999.7614.5415.4815.9916.2016.4016.6116.81
Djibouti0.690.710.720.740.560.390.580.620.670.710.760.800.740.680.620.56
Dominica4.484.935.385.846.29
Dominican Republic1.791.741.681.631.571.521.461.411.351.301.321.33
Ecuador1.601.671.691.441.641.611.701.711.641.661.631.591.641.531.591.651.711.771.831.891.982.08
Egypt1.992.252.502.763.013.273.523.002.481.961.43
El Salvador0.680.740.810.870.700.520.350.400.440.490.450.41
Equatorial Guinea0.45
Eritrea0.62
Estonia8.648.368.097.817.537.266.986.906.826.686.546.406.256.115.97
Ethiopia0.220.210.250.230.220.200.250.24
Fiji1.951.971.992.012.032.052.072.082.102.122.302.24
Finland15.0813.5412.0010.468.9215.5215.3215.1214.9214.7114.51
France5.585.685.785.895.996.106.216.336.456.696.907.097.267.457.667.898.087.948.328.709.089.469.8410.2210.61
Gabon5.03
Gambia1.390.500.510.510.820.890.730.57
Georgia4.033.893.323.243.363.473.593.703.82
Germany9.728.878.017.999.4110.8211.2611.7112.1512.5913.0413.48
Ghana0.950.960.970.980.991.050.93
Greece3.863.813.763.713.653.603.483.573.663.623.593.553.513.483.44
Grenada3.883.603.593.593.583.673.763.85
Guatemala0.86
Guinea0.430.440.450.460.47
Guinea Bissau0.750.710.680.640.610.650.55
Guyana2.342.232.112.001.891.771.661.541.431.320.53
Haiti0.10
Honduras1.371.321.271.231.181.13
Hungary6.57
Iceland13.9913.9614.0314.3714.4114.7514.6515.0816.0516.2916.3016.3116.3216.3316.3416.35
India0.380.470.550.640.730.820.910.991.081.171.191.221.251.261.291.311.331.381.401.541.701.882.05
Indonesia0.630.640.660.680.700.710.730.750.760.780.800.821.121.431.742.041.430.821.061.211.37
Iran1.391.401.401.401.411.411.411.451.481.521.55
Iraq1.321.181.051.161.271.381.481.591.701.81
Ireland15.2017.3219.4515.7614.9214.0813.2412.40
Isle of Man2.27
Israel8.147.967.797.617.447.277.096.926.746.576.396.226.156.025.905.775.645.525.395.26
Italy5.445.946.436.936.876.826.766.706.656.596.536.48
Jamaica1.651.541.421.311.191.08
Japan6.496.686.867.117.377.637.898.118.348.568.788.989.199.379.559.739.9110.1510.4010.3810.3711.7510.80
Jordan3.013.133.273.283.043.213.523.273.583.283.233.853.943.673.403.132.86
Kazakhstan7.647.838.058.288.208.138.067.99
Kenya0.470.440.420.390.370.410.740.800.830.87
Kiribati2.342.432.522.612.702.782.873.073.273.473.673.523.713.944.284.62
North Korea3.984.004.014.024.044.054.064.084.09
South Korea1.754.454.674.855.075.275.474.684.794.915.285.67
Kuwait4.624.394.163.933.704.134.274.594.704.554.594.644.684.73
Kyrgyzstan5.795.665.485.455.585.705.835.96
Laos1.251.211.161.111.071.021.011.011.000.991.000.960.930.900.870.970.910.86
Latvia6.996.826.376.075.325.205.054.864.644.414.414.344.344.464.584.654.594.644.854.414.534.664.784.915.03
Lebanon1.241.221.211.201.181.441.701.841.982.032.522.542.552.56
Lesotho0.59
Liberia0.330.310.300.280.270.270.27
Libya3.513.693.874.054.234.404.584.764.945.125.295.476.926.806.836.856.886.91
Lithuania7.657.577.327.437.537.647.747.857.95
Luxembourg9.6310.3711.3211.4311.5411.6611.7711.8811.9912.1012.2112.33
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)4.342.480.611.332.052.773.494.21
Madagascar0.310.300.290.350.300.300.280.240.220.220.22
Malawi0.590.510.430.360.280.340.28
Malaysia1.661.721.781.932.082.232.382.532.682.943.213.40
Maldives0.650.710.780.981.191.391.591.781.982.172.372.562.762.953.604.244.885.265.655.62
Mali0.670.520.360.210.300.440.44
Malta5.986.276.456.636.977.317.657.998.338.67
Marshall Islands2.983.073.163.253.343.433.523.612.602.171.742.653.55
Mauritania0.620.630.630.640.650.660.670.670.670.67
Mauritius3.79
Mexico0.861.642.423.203.983.663.343.012.692.372.322.412.452.51
Micronesia3.883.372.852.342.342.352.462.572.683.613.32
Moldova6.206.656.466.276.085.895.695.505.31
Monaco14.5014.7915.0815.3715.6615.9416.2316.5216.8117.1017.3917.6817.9718.2518.5418.8319.1219.4119.7019.99
Mongolia3.613.623.633.633.643.653.653.633.643.68
Montenegro5.655.545.675.795.725.645.575.505.425.35
Morocco0.810.830.860.880.910.940.890.890.880.880.87
Mozambique0.300.290.290.310.340.380.390.380.390.40
Burma (Myanmar)0.730.770.790.810.840.870.900.93
Namibia3.072.972.862.762.772.772.78
Nauru6.026.046.076.096.116.146.166.186.216.236.396.556.716.87
Nepal0.47
Netherlands14.6115.158.52
New Zealand7.998.518.718.919.319.7010.1010.5010.5310.5510.5810.6510.5910.6410.72
Nicaragua1.121.141.171.171.201.311.321.281.391.391.391.38
Niger0.220.200.180.160.140.140.14
Nigeria1.591.561.531.501.491.491.551.61
Norway16.2216.3314.7631.1228.3825.6422.8920.1517.41
Oman2.292.382.472.572.662.752.682.602.862.893.503.673.854.034.203.703.774.014.244.384.374.444.413.883.35
Pakistan0.330.330.340.350.370.390.420.430.430.440.460.470.480.500.520.540.560.570.590.590.600.600.60
Palau6.106.096.096.086.076.076.065.985.905.775.645.515.86
Panama1.000.970.961.011.031.051.081.111.091.142.771.841.922.202.002.012.012.132.252.372.492.33
Papua New Guinea0.530.520.510.490.480.470.460.450.440.480.53
Paraguay1.861.781.701.621.541.461.371.291.211.131.05
Peru0.670.730.800.860.920.981.051.111.171.241.301.271.381.49
Philippines2.073.995.925.855.77
Poland4.905.045.185.195.465.735.735.735.735.735.745.74
Portugal4.034.224.384.604.855.135.365.635.785.936.086.236.38
Qatar4.945.165.385.615.836.266.166.074.776.015.935.865.785.70
Romania4.194.484.785.075.365.655.956.24
Russia8.528.037.537.046.556.055.565.074.57
Rwanda0.410.450.520.600.670.660.68
Samoa2.011.941.881.811.751.781.811.841.871.901.871.85
San Marino95.4891.8688.2484.6180.9977.3773.7570.1266.5062.8859.2655.6452.0148.3944.7741.1537.5233.9030.2826.6623.0419.4115.7912.178.55
Saint Thomas and Principe2.06
Saudi Arabia1.712.022.342.652.973.193.413.633.794.054.624.684.744.975.21
Senegal0.300.330.370.400.430.430.42
Serbia4.284.434.524.614.694.784.874.965.04
Seychelles7.264.404.614.524.444.724.435.224.43
Sierra Leone0.520.430.350.260.180.250.32
Singapore4.174.254.324.364.394.424.494.544.724.995.405.785.195.555.65
Slovakia6.626.616.596.586.386.306.236.156.076.08
Slovenia7.997.817.998.168.248.318.398.468.548.61
Solomon Islands0.901.031.161.281.411.451.481.631.791.942.102.05
Somalia0.190.180.170.160.160.150.140.130.120.110.110.110.110.110.110.100.090.08
South Africa3.993.913.823.783.743.783.873.964.024.104.234.354.484.564.714.885.015.11
Spain4.044.114.194.254.244.334.444.554.804.895.025.065.105.205.225.275.325.385.465.525.495.455.425.395.36
Sri Lanka0.740.800.871.030.971.090.760.750.790.751.190.841.061.391.721.411.672.051.511.561.75
Saint Kitts and Nevis6.936.936.926.845.955.645.855.545.615.884.716.36
Saint Lucia2.132.242.342.703.062.291.97
Saint Vincent and Grenadines2.563.093.614.144.41
Sudan1.011.011.020.970.940.890.840.921.001.081.16
Suriname1.432.393.354.315.27
Swaziland3.153.924.695.466.245.274.303.332.361.39
Sweden10.2410.5710.9011.2411.5710.9811.8611.8711.8711.8811.8911.89
Switzerland15.9616.2716.5816.8917.2017.5017.81
Syria2.232.321.911.961.941.971.861.931.911.401.931.891.901.932.032.122.212.30
Tajikistan4.73
Tanzania0.370.340.300.270.230.240.240.240.240.340.43
Thailand0.710.760.800.860.920.920.931.041.102.831.231.321.401.481.511.541.521.591.652.08
Timor Leste0.550.991.431.871.591.311.041.071.171.191.19
Togo0.360.380.400.420.300.290.27
Tonga3.463.543.413.293.173.052.933.543.663.85
Trinidad and Tobago2.982.272.292.732.892.602.782.993.103.253.403.553.573.573.573.56
Tunisia2.082.852.963.073.183.303.283.273.253.233.213.19
Turkey1.401.481.531.601.601.771.741.781.801.791.761.781.751.761.781.791.852.042.102.172.242.312.382.452.52
Turkmenistan9.438.247.065.884.704.524.534.534.544.544.554.554.56
Tuvalu4.095.215.485.746.016.276.546.185.82
Uganda0.701.341.331.331.321.311.31
Ukraine8.458.238.017.797.567.347.126.906.68
United Arab Emirates2.863.884.073.893.803.683.673.664.503.743.243.513.793.883.613.313.142.883.502.862.932.862.922.993.06
United Kingdom12.1710.258.326.404.482.550.631.281.932.583.233.884.535.185.836.487.137.798.44
United States8.929.029.139.239.339.449.539.629.719.799.88
Uruguay0.871.702.533.364.195.025.855.705.55
Uzbekistan10.9110.8610.8110.9711.1311.2411.3411.4411.5411.65
Vanuatu2.452.352.252.152.061.961.861.761.701.631.561.691.691.701.962.22
Venezuela0.650.770.891.001.12
Vietnam0.730.760.710.660.830.880.951.020.971.061.131.271.23
Yemen0.410.450.490.530.570.610.650.690.690.690.700.700.700.700.720.730.740.76
Zambia1.880.700.680.680.690.700.71
Zimbabwe1.451.461.461.471.481.491.471.451.431.411.391.371.351.331.311.291.271.251.231.221.221.19

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