Nurse to doctor ratio reached 4.70 persons in 2012 in Finland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.419 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in Finland reached an all time high of 4.98 persons in 2007 and an all time low of 4.28 persons in 2000. When compared to Finland's main peers, nurse to doctor ratio in Australia amounted to 3.09 persons, 3.08 persons in Indonesia and 3.69 persons in New Zealand in 2012.
Finland has been ranked 1st 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.