India: Nurses per 1,000 people

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 India

Nurses per 1,000 people

 Latest value 2.39
 Year 2019
 Measure nurses per 1,000 people
 Data availability 1999 - 2019
 Average 1.1
 Min - Max 0.71 - 2.39
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1999 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 1.1 nurses per 1,000 people with a minimum of 0.71 nurses per 1,000 people in 1999 and a maximum of 2.39 nurses per 1,000 people in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 2.39 nurses per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 29 countries is 8.18 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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Recent values chart
India - Nurses per 1,000 people - recent values

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India - Nurses per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1999-2019




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Hospital beds 710,761 2017 hospital beds
 Doctors per 1,000 people 0.90 2019 doctors per 1,000 people
 Nurses per 1,000 people 2.39 2019 nurses per 1,000 people
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