Nursing and midwifery workforce 2011 – AIHW – 28 June 2012

Posted on June 28, 2012. Filed under: Nursing, Workforce | Tags: |

Nursing and midwifery workforce 2011 – AIHW – 28 June 2012

“Between 2007 and 2011, the number of nurses and midwives employed in nursing increased by 7.7% from 263,331 to 283,577. Over this period, the supply of nurses and midwives decreased by 1.3% from 1,095.1 to 1,081.1 full-time equivalent positions per 100,000 population. The average age of the workforce increased from 43.7 to 44.5, and the proportion of nurses and midwives aged 50 or older increased from 33.0% to 38.6%.

ISSN 1446 9820; ISBN 978-1-74249-319-0; Cat. no. HWL 48; 50pp”

Media release: Numbers of nurses and midwives increasing—but not keeping up with population growth

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