Nurses and midwives per 1,000 people reached 3.06 in 2009 in Suriname, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 33.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurses and midwives per 1,000 people in Suriname reached an all time high of 5.23 in 2004 and an all time low of in. When compared to Suriname's main peers, nurses and midwives per 1,000 people in Guyana amounted to 1.32 and 3.47 in Trinidad and Tobago in 2009.
Suriname has been ranked 66th within the group of 125 countries we follow in terms of nurses and midwives per 1,000 people.
Nurses and midwives include professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses.