Nurses per 10,000 inhabitants reached 95.5 persons in 2013 in Canada, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.77 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in Canada reached an all time high of 95.5 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 63.3 persons in 1980. When compared to Canada's main peers, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in Australia amounted to 115 persons, 25.5 persons in Mexico and 83.4 persons in United Kingdom in 2013.
Canada has been ranked 8th 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.