Iceland: Nurse to hospital bed ratio

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 Iceland

Nurse to hospital bed ratio

 Latest value 3.06
 Year 2020
 Measure nurse to bed ratio
 Data availability 2007 - 2020
 Average 2.59
 Min - Max 2.01 - 3.07
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Iceland from 2007 to 2020. The average value for Iceland during that period was 2.59 nurse to bed ratio with a minimum of 2.01 nurse to bed ratio in 2007 and a maximum of 3.07 nurse to bed ratio in 2019. The latest value from 2020 is 3.06 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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Iceland - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - recent values

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Iceland - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - historical chart - 2007-2020




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


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