Chile: Nurse to hospital bed ratio

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 Chile

Nurse to hospital bed ratio

 Latest value 0.51
 Year 2020
 Measure nurse to bed ratio
 Data availability 2010 - 2020
 Average 0.39
 Min - Max 0.28 - 0.51
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Chile from 2010 to 2020. The average value for Chile during that period was 0.39 nurse to bed ratio with a minimum of 0.28 nurse to bed ratio in 2011 and a maximum of 0.51 nurse to bed ratio in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 0.51 nurse to bed ratio. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 5 countries is 2.10 nurse to bed ratio. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Chile - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Chile - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - historical chart - 2010-2020




Definition: The ratio of the number of professional and associate professional nurses to the number of hospital beds.

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