Netherlands: Nurses per 1,000 people

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 Netherlands

Nurses per 1,000 people

 Latest value 11.08
 Year 2020
 Measure nurses per 1,000 people
 Data availability 2002 - 2020
 Average 9.47
 Min - Max 7.83 - 11.16
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for the Netherlands from 2002 to 2020. The average value for the Netherlands during that period was 9.47 nurses per 1,000 people with a minimum of 7.83 nurses per 1,000 people in 2002 and a maximum of 11.16 nurses per 1,000 people in 2018. The latest value from 2020 is 11.08 nurses per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 25 countries is 8.71 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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Netherlands - Nurses per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

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Netherlands - Nurses per 1,000 people - historical chart - 2002-2020




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


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