Switzerland: Nurses per 1,000 people

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 Switzerland

Nurses per 1,000 people

 Latest value 18.37
 Year 2020
 Measure nurses per 1,000 people
 Data availability 2000 - 2020
 Average 14.77
 Min - Max 11.59 - 18.37
 Source OECD
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 14.77 nurses per 1,000 people with a minimum of 11.59 nurses per 1,000 people in 2000 and a maximum of 18.37 nurses per 1,000 people in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 18.37 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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Switzerland - Nurses per 1,000 people - recent values

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Switzerland - Nurses per 1,000 people - historical chart - 2000-2020




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


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