Nurses per 10,000 inhabitants reached 175 persons in 2013 in Switzerland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.65 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in Switzerland reached an all time high of 175 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 129 persons in 2000. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, nurses per 10,000 inhabitants in Austria amounted to 78.8 persons and 127 persons in Germany in 2013.
Switzerland has been ranked 1st within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of nurses per 10,000 inhabitants, 1 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.