Australia: Midwives per 1,000 people

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 Australia

Midwives per 1,000 people

 Latest value 0.8
 Year 2020
 Measure midwives per 1,000 people
 Data availability 2013 - 2020
 Average 0.86
 Min - Max 0.8 - 0.89
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from 2013 to 2020. The average value for Australia during that period was 0.86 midwives per 1,000 people with a minimum of 0.8 midwives per 1,000 people in 2020 and a maximum of 0.89 midwives per 1,000 people in 2013. The latest value from 2020 is 0.8 midwives per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 18 countries is 0.38 midwives per 1,000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Australia - Midwives per 1,000 people - recent values




Definition: The number of practicing midwives per 1,000 residents of the country.


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