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Health professionals - Year 2016
Indicator Note Value Annual variation
Registered doctors 247,974 2.1
Registered doctors per 1000 inhabitants 1 5.3 1.9
Registered nurses 291,848 2.7
Registered nurses per 1000 inhabitants 1 6.3 2.5
  • Annual variation: difference as compared to the previous year

The Registered Health Professionals Statistic has been developed by the INE since 1952. Each year it provides information to ascertain the number of health professionals in a registered situation in Spain, according to the different health profession Councils and Associations

Data is currently collected from doctors, pharmacists, dentists, veterinarians, psychologists (with the field of healthcare), physicists (with the field of healthcare), chemists (with the field of healthcare), qualified nurses, physiotherapists, chiropodists, opticians and optometrists, nutritional dietitians, speech therapists, occupational therapists and dental technicians. Within the group of qualified nurses, those that are from the specialisation of Obstetricians - Gynaecology (Midwifery) are also provided.

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Year 2016 Published: 29/05/2017
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