Nurse to doctor ratio reached 3.25 persons in 2012 in Belgium, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.57 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in Belgium reached an all time high of 3.25 persons in 2012 and an all time low of 2.98 persons in 2004. When compared to Belgium's main peers, nurse to doctor ratio in Germany amounted to 3.18 persons and 4.28 persons in Luxembourg in 2012.
Belgium has been ranked 10th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of nurse to doctor ratio.
Many nurses provide care within the ordering scope of physicians, and this traditional role has come to shape the historic public image of nurses as care providers.