Australia: Midwives per 1,000 live births

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 Australia

Midwives per 1,000 live births

 Latest value 69.43
 Year 2019
 Measure midwives per 1,000 live births
 Data availability 2013 - 2019
 Average 68.26
 Min - Max 66.44 - 69.71
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from 2013 to 2019. The average value for Australia during that period was 68.26 midwives per 1,000 live births with a minimum of 66.44 midwives per 1,000 live births in 2013 and a maximum of 69.71 midwives per 1,000 live births in 2014. The latest value from 2019 is 69.43 midwives per 1,000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 21 countries is 40.26 midwives per 1,000 live births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The number of practicing midwives per 1,000 live births.


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