Italy: Nurses per 1,000 people

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 Italy

Nurses per 1,000 people

 Latest value 6.26
 Year 2021
 Measure nurses per 1,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2021
 Average 5.44
 Min - Max 4.98 - 6.28
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from 2003 to 2021. The average value for Italy during that period was 5.44 nurses per 1,000 people with a minimum of 4.98 nurses per 1,000 people in 2005 and a maximum of 6.28 nurses per 1,000 people in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 6.26 nurses per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 7 countries is 9.64 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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Italy - Nurses per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

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Italy - Nurses per 1,000 people - historical chart - 2003-2021




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

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