Nurses per 10,000 inhabitants reached 106 persons in 2012 in Japan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.18 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in Japan reached an all time high of 106 persons in 2012 and an all time low of 85.1 persons in 2002. When compared to Japan's main peers, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in China amounted to 18.2 persons, 74.6 persons in Russia and 49.6 persons in South Korea in 2012.
Japan has been ranked 9th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of nurses per 10,000 inhabitants, 2 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.