Nurses and midwives

per 1,000 people, 1990–2018

Info Edit
    1990 Ranking
    1. Iceland 13.26
    2. Uzbekistan 11.47
    3. Azerbaijan 11.18
    4. Moldova 11.07
    5. Kyrgyzstan 10.29
    6. Kazakhstan 10.05
    7. Estonia 8.82
    8. Czech Republic 7.77
    9. Belarus 7.52
    10. Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.02
    11. Bulgaria 6.94
    12. Japan 6.37
    13. Latvia 6.27
    14. Poland 6.11
    15. Tajikistan 5.99
    16. Hungary 5.45
    17. Croatia 5.06
    18. Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.05
    19. Albania 4.50
    20. Austria 4.03
    21. Cyprus 3.23
    22. United Arab Emirates 2.83
    23. Spain 2.66
    24. Oman 2.29
    25. Ecuador 1.60
    26. Zimbabwe 1.45
    27. Turkey 1.40
    28. Panama 1.00
    29. Brazil 0.95
    30. China 0.82
    31. Sri Lanka 0.74
    32. Colombia 0.42
    2018 Ranking
    1. Belgium 19.46
    2. Norway 18.23
    3. Iceland 16.21
    4. Chile 13.33
    5. New Zealand 12.45
    6. Japan 12.15
    7. France 11.47
    8. Estonia 11.16
    9. Brazil 10.12
    10. Canada 9.94
    11. Lithuania 9.85
    12. Malta 9.48
    13. United Kingdom 8.17
    14. Nauru 7.66
    15. Cuba 7.56
    16. Kuwait 7.42
    17. South Korea 7.30
    18. Palau 7.26
    19. Qatar 7.26
    20. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 7.02
    21. Hungary 6.92
    22. Poland 6.89
    23. Dominica 6.44
    24. Maldives 6.43
    25. Grenada 6.28
    26. Brunei 5.90
    27. Italy 5.74
    28. Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.73
    29. United Arab Emirates 5.73
    30. Saudi Arabia 5.48
    31. Botswana 5.40
    32. Montenegro 5.23
    33. Philippines 4.94
    34. Georgia 4.73
    35. Bahamas 4.57
    36. Antigua and Barbuda 4.52
    37. Tuvalu 4.26
    38. Ghana 4.20
    39. Oman 4.20
    40. Tonga 4.16
    41. Swaziland 4.14
    42. Trinidad and Tobago 4.09
    43. Mongolia 3.89
    44. Kiribati 3.83
    45. Costa Rica 3.41
    46. Fiji 3.38
    47. Marshall Islands 3.34
    48. Lesotho 3.26
    49. Nepal 3.11
    50. Panama 3.07
    51. Barbados 3.06
    52. Jordan 2.82
    53. Thailand 2.76
    54. Suriname 2.76
    55. Ecuador 2.51
    56. Samoa 2.49
    57. Peru 2.44
    58. Indonesia 2.42
    59. Mexico 2.40
    60. Belize 2.34
    61. Sri Lanka 2.18
    62. Solomon Islands 2.16
    63. Iraq 2.05
    64. Micronesia 2.04
    65. Namibia 1.95
    66. Zimbabwe 1.94
    67. Egypt 1.93
    68. Saint Thomas and Principe 1.92
    69. Bhutan 1.85
    70. El Salvador 1.83
    71. India 1.73
    72. Lebanon 1.67
    73. Timor Leste 1.67
    74. Paraguay 1.66
    75. Algeria 1.55
    76. Nicaragua 1.53
    77. Eritrea 1.44
    78. Vanuatu 1.43
    79. Dominican Republic 1.38
    80. Zambia 1.34
    81. Colombia 1.33
    82. Cape Verde 1.30
    83. Uganda 1.24
    84. Rwanda 1.20
    85. Nigeria 1.18
    86. Kenya 1.17
    87. Congo (Kinshasa) 1.11
    88. Guyana 1.04
    89. Burma (Myanmar) 1.00
    90. Laos 0.95
    91. Venezuela 0.94
    92. Mauritania 0.93
    93. Jamaica 0.81
    94. Yemen 0.79
    95. Honduras 0.74
    96. Ethiopia 0.71
    97. Cambodia 0.69
    98. Guinea Bissau 0.69
    99. Mozambique 0.69
    100. Haiti 0.68
    101. Pakistan 0.67
    102. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.63
    103. Ivory Coast 0.61
    104. Liberia 0.53
    105. Papua New Guinea 0.46
    106. Malawi 0.44
    107. Bangladesh 0.41
    108. Togo 0.41
    109. Angola 0.41
    110. Benin 0.39
    111. Mali 0.36
    112. Madagascar 0.15
    113. Guatemala 0.07

    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