Nurse to doctor ratio reached 3.20 persons in 2013 in Germany, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.517 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in Germany reached an all time high of 3.31 persons in 2009 and an all time low of 3.18 persons in 2012. When compared to Germany's main peers, nurse to doctor ratio in Austria amounted to 1.58 persons and 2.35 persons in Poland in 2013.
Germany has been ranked 8th within the group of 26 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.