Sweden: Nurses per 1,000 people

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 Sweden

Nurses per 1,000 people

 Latest value 10.85
 Year 2019
 Measure nurses per 1,000 people
 Data availability 1995 - 2019
 Average 10.38
 Min - Max 9.26 - 10.97
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1995 to 2019. The average value for Sweden during that period was 10.38 nurses per 1,000 people with a minimum of 9.26 nurses per 1,000 people in 1997 and a maximum of 10.97 nurses per 1,000 people in 2013. The latest value from 2019 is 10.85 nurses per 1,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 29 countries is 8.18 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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Recent values chart
Sweden - Nurses per 1,000 people - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sweden - Nurses per 1,000 people - historical chart - 1995-2019




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


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