Switzerland: Midwives per 1,000 live births

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 Switzerland

Midwives per 1,000 live births

 Latest value 34.15
 Year 2020
 Measure midwives per 1,000 live births
 Data availability 1980 - 2020
 Average 28.21
 Min - Max 19.14 - 34.15
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 28.21 midwives per 1,000 live births with a minimum of 19.14 midwives per 1,000 live births in 1980 and a maximum of 34.15 midwives per 1,000 live births in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 34.15 midwives per 1,000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 16 countries is 36.45 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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Recent values chart
Switzerland - Midwives per 1,000 live births - Recent values chart

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Switzerland - Midwives per 1,000 live births - historical chart - 1980-2020




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

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