Which Country Has the Most Midwives per Population?

Midwives (Per 10,000 People) (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 10,000 inhabitants with 8.92 persons followed by Iceland and Sweden. On the other end of the scale was South Korea with 0.214 persons, Slovenia with 0.601 persons and Austria with 1.63 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Midwives (Per 10,000 People) indicator page.

Midwives (Per 10,000 People) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.10 8.91 ... ... 11.3 ...
Czech Republic persons 4.13 4.16 4.20 4.23 4.21 ...
Denmark persons 2.68 2.83 2.89 2.93 3.06 ... ...
Estonia persons 3.07 2.97 2.85 2.95 3.01 ...
Finland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.89 3.85 4.04 4.13 4.23 ... ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.07 3.17
Iceland persons ... ... 8.08 7.97 7.86 8.64 7.88
Lithuania persons 2.96 2.91 2.89 2.95 2.96 ...
Luxembourg persons ... 3.45 3.55 3.62 3.64 3.73
New Zealand persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.60 5.70 5.56 5.73 6.29
Norway persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.05 5.20 5.26 5.37 5.46 ...
Poland persons 5.82 5.86 5.92 5.95 6.40 ...
Sweden persons ... 7.30 7.41 7.49 7.45 7.55 ... ...
Switzerland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.83 2.99 2.85 2.94 3.07 ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.20 5.29 5.29 4.99 5.04