Norway: Nurse to hospital bed ratio

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 Norway

Nurse to hospital bed ratio

 Latest value 2.64
 Year 2019
 Measure nurse to bed ratio
 Data availability 2002 - 2019
 Average 2.11
 Min - Max 1.65 - 2.64
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Norway from 2002 to 2019. The average value for Norway during that period was 2.11 nurse to bed ratio with a minimum of 1.65 nurse to bed ratio in 2002 and a maximum of 2.64 nurse to bed ratio in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 2.64 nurse to bed ratio. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 26 countries is 1.41 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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Norway - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - recent values

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Norway - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - historical chart - 2002-2019




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


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