Nurse to doctor ratio reached 4.50 persons in 2012 in Denmark, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.28 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in Denmark reached an all time high of 4.50 persons in 2012 and an all time low of 3.36 persons in 1992. When compared to Denmark's main peers, nurse to doctor ratio in Germany amounted to 3.18 persons, 3.91 persons in Norway and 2.78 persons in Sweden in 2012.
Denmark has been ranked 3rd within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of nurse to doctor ratio, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
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.