Midwives per 10,000 inhabitants reached 3.21 persons in 2013 in Estonia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.94 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, midwives per 10,000 inhabitants in Estonia reached an all time high of 8.66 persons in 1986 and an all time low of 2.85 persons in 2010. When compared to Estonia's main peers, midwives per 10,000 inhabitants in Latvia amounted to 1.93 persons and 3.00 persons in Lithuania in 2013.
Estonia has been ranked 10th within the group of 18 countries we follow in terms of midwives per 10,000 inhabitants.
Midwifery is a health care profession in which providers offer care to childbearing women during pregnancy, labour and birth, and during the postpartum period.