Nurse to doctor ratio reached 4.24 persons in 2014 in Iceland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.548 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in Iceland reached an all time high of 4.66 persons in 1983 and an all time low of 3.71 persons in 2002.
Iceland has been ranked 1st within the group of 7 countries we follow in terms of nurse to doctor ratio, 5 places above 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.