Poland: Nurse to hospital bed ratio

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 Poland

Nurse to hospital bed ratio

 Latest value 0.53
 Year 2017
 Measure nurse to bed ratio
 Data availability 2008 - 2017
 Average 0.54
 Min - Max 0.53 - 0.55
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Poland from 2008 to 2017. The average value for Poland during that period was 0.54 nurse to bed ratio with a minimum of 0.53 nurse to bed ratio in 2008 and a maximum of 0.55 nurse to bed ratio in 2009. The latest value from 2017 is 0.53 nurse to bed ratio. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 31 countries is 1.39 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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Poland - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - Recent values chart

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Poland - Nurse to hospital bed ratio - historical chart - 2008-2017




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


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