Colombia: Nurses per 1,000 people

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 Colombia

Nurses per 1,000 people

 Latest value 1.33
 Year 2018
 Measure nurses per 1,000 people
 Data availability 1990 - 2018
 Average 0.69
 Min - Max 0.32 - 1.33
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 1990 to 2018. The average value for Colombia during that period was 0.69 nurses per 1,000 people with a minimum of 0.32 nurses per 1,000 people in 1990 and a maximum of 1.33 nurses per 1,000 people in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 1.33 nurses per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 33 countries is 8.11 nurses 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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Colombia - Nurses per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Colombia - Nurses per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1990-2018




Definition: Number of professional and associate professional nurses per 1,000 residents of the country.


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