Sweden: Midwives per 1,000 live births

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 Sweden

Midwives per 1,000 live births

 Latest value 68.97
 Year 2019
 Measure midwives per 1,000 live births
 Data availability 1995 - 2019
 Average 64.02
 Min - Max 55.50 - 69.20
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1995 to 2019. The average value for Sweden during that period was 64.02 midwives per 1,000 live births with a minimum of 55.5 midwives per 1,000 live births in 1995 and a maximum of 69.2 midwives per 1,000 live births in 1999. The latest value from 2019 is 68.97 midwives per 1,000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 21 countries is 40.26 midwives per 1,000 live births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sweden - Midwives per 1,000 live births - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sweden - Midwives per 1,000 live births - historical chart - 1995-2019




Definition: The number of practicing midwives per 1,000 live births.


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