Belgium: Midwives per 1,000 people

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 Belgium

Midwives per 1,000 people

 Latest value 0.73
 Year 2019
 Measure midwives per 1,000 people
 Data availability 2004 - 2019
 Average 0.57
 Min - Max 0.44 - 0.73
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 2004 to 2019. The average value for Belgium during that period was 0.57 midwives per 1,000 people with a minimum of 0.44 midwives per 1,000 people in 2004 and a maximum of 0.73 midwives per 1,000 people in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 0.73 midwives per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 21 countries is 0.42 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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Belgium - Midwives per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Midwives per 1,000 people - historical chart - 2004-2019




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


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