Nurses per 10,000 inhabitants reached 115 persons in 2013 in Australia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 13.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in Australia reached an all time high of 121 persons in 1991 and an all time low of 95.4 persons in 1985. When compared to Australia's main peers, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in Indonesia amounted to 11.6 persons and 99.6 persons in New Zealand in 2013.
Australia has been ranked 6th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of nurses per 10,000 inhabitants, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.