* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Nurses per 1,000 people, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 32 countries was 8.29 nurses per 1,000 people.The highest value was in Norway: 17.71 nurses per 1,000 people and the lowest value was in South Africa: 1.22 nurses per 1,000 people. The indicator is available from 1978 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: nurses per 1,000 people; Source: OECD
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
17.71
17.59
14.67
13.81
11.92
11.76
11.16
11.07
10.85
10.21
10.17
10.14
10.10
9.95
8.52
8.46
8.05
7.78
7.24
6.87
6.62
6.29
5.87
5.74
5.03
4.35
3.37
2.87
2.87
1.73
1.33
1.22
0
4.4
8.9
13.3
17.71


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