Iceland: Midwives per 1,000 live births

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 Iceland

Midwives per 1,000 live births

 Latest value 58.29
 Year 2020
 Measure midwives per 1,000 live births
 Data availability 1980 - 2020
 Average 51.12
 Min - Max 34.01 - 67.55
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Iceland from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Iceland during that period was 51.12 midwives per 1,000 live births with a minimum of 34.01 midwives per 1,000 live births in 1980 and a maximum of 67.55 midwives per 1,000 live births in 2017. The latest value from 2020 is 58.29 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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Iceland - Midwives per 1,000 live births - Recent values chart

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Iceland - Midwives per 1,000 live births - historical chart - 1980-2020




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

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