France: Midwives per 1,000 live births

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 France

Midwives per 1,000 live births

 Latest value 31.94
 Year 2020
 Measure midwives per 1,000 live births
 Data availability 2011 - 2020
 Average 27.97
 Min - Max 23.7 - 31.94
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for France from 2011 to 2020. The average value for France during that period was 27.97 midwives per 1,000 live births with a minimum of 23.7 midwives per 1,000 live births in 2011 and a maximum of 31.94 midwives per 1,000 live births in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 31.94 midwives per 1,000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 16 countries is 36.45 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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France - Midwives per 1,000 live births - recent values

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France - Midwives per 1,000 live births - historical chart - 2011-2020




Definition: The number of practicing midwives per 1,000 live births.


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