Midwives per 10,000 inhabitants reached 3.11 persons in 2013 in Switzerland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.37 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, midwives per 10,000 inhabitants in Switzerland reached an all time high of 3.11 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 2.24 persons in 1980. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, midwives per 10,000 inhabitants in Austria amounted to 1.63 persons, 3.27 persons in France and 2.31 persons in Germany in 2013.
Switzerland has been ranked 11th 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.