Nurse to doctor ratio reached 3.15 persons in 2013 in Slovenia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.07 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in Slovenia reached an all time high of 3.37 persons in 2010 and an all time low of 3.15 persons in 2013. When compared to Slovenia's main peers, nurse to doctor ratio in Austria amounted to 1.58 persons and 2.00 persons in Hungary in 2013.
Slovenia has been ranked 9th within the group of 26 countries we follow in terms of nurse to doctor ratio, 2 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.