Which Country Has the Most Midwives per Births?

Midwives (Per 1,000 Live Births) (persons), 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 23 countries in 2014, Australia ranked the highest in midwives per 1,000 live births with 67.6 persons followed by Sweden and Poland. On the other end of the scale was South Korea with 2.53 persons, Slovenia with 5.87 persons and Netherlands with 16.3 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Midwives (Per 1,000 Live Births) indicator page.

Midwives (Per 1,000 Live Births) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 65.0 64.1 ... ... 82.4 ...
Czech Republic persons 35.9 36.7 37.8 41.1 41.1 ...
Denmark persons 22.7 24.8 25.3 27.7 29.5 ... ...
Estonia persons 25.6 25.2 23.9 26.5 28.4 ...
Finland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34.7 34.0 35.5 37.1 38.4 ... ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 24.6 25.6
Iceland persons ... ... 51.7 49.7 50.9 61.9 56.5
Lithuania persons 29.5 28.1 28.9 29.6 29.4 ...
Luxembourg persons ... 30.0 31.4 31.2 33.4 33.0
New Zealand persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 37.2 39.4 38.0 41.2 45.6
Norway persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 39.9 40.7 41.8 44.0 45.2 ...
Poland persons 53.7 53.6 54.7 58.5 62.9 ...
Sweden persons ... 61.7 61.7 60.7 62.9 63.3 ... ...
Switzerland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28.2 29.6 27.8 28.7 29.8 ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 40.3 41.6 41.0 39.0 39.4