Spain: Nurses per 1,000 people

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 Spain

Nurses per 1,000 people

 Latest value 6.10
 Year 2020
 Measure nurses per 1,000 people
 Data availability 1980 - 2020
 Average 4.42
 Min - Max 2.10 - 6.10
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Spain during that period was 4.42 nurses per 1,000 people with a minimum of 2.1 nurses per 1,000 people in 1980 and a maximum of 6.1 nurses per 1,000 people in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 6.1 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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Spain - Nurses per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

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Spain - Nurses per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1980-2020




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


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