• Social care workers (personal care workers), practicing per 10 000 population Social care workers (personal care workers), practicing per 10 000 population (Line chart)
  • Social care workers (personal care workers), practicing per 10 000 population Social care workers (personal care workers), practicing per 10 000 population (Boxplot chart)
Data set notes
European database on human and technical resources for health

Indicators: 125
Updated: 22 November 2023

HlthRes-DB provides a wide range of statistics on human and technical resources for health and offers data on non-monetary health care resources collected through the joint work of the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and WHO/Europe


Human resources indicators: Indicators include the number and density of a wide range of health personnel (such as physicians, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists and health care assistants), according to three different concepts (those practising, professionally active and licensed to practice). Information on employment in hospitals and numbers of medical and other graduates is also available. It is currently available in English and Russian.


Technical resources data: Data include the number and density of hospitals and hospital beds, stratified by ownership of facility (public, non-profit-making private and for-profit private), in addition to the number of beds for long-term care.

HlthRes-DB also contains indicators on the availability of the following medical equipment: computed tomography (CT) scanners, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) units, positron emission tomography (PET) scanners, gamma cameras, digital subtraction angiography units, mammographs, radiation therapy equipment and lithotriptors.


Information before 2011 is not verified.

The 2022 Revision of UN World Population Prospects was used for estimates.
 
Indicator notes
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Practising caring personnel (personal care workers), per 10 000 population Indicator code: carpers.pract.rate This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator "Practising caring personnel (personal care workers), total number". This category includes both Health care assistants in institutions (ISCO-08 5321) and Home-based personal care workers (ISCO-08 5322). Health care assistants (ISCO-08 code: 5321) provide direct personal care and assistance with activities of daily living to patients and residents in a variety of health care settings such as hospitals, clinics, and residential nursing care facilities. They generally work in implementation of established care plans and practices, and under the direct supervision of medical, nursing or other health professionals or associate professionals. Inclusion - Nursing aide (clinic or hospital) - Patient care assistant - Psychiatric aide - Foreign health care assistants practising in the country Exclusion - Nurse (professional and associate professional). Home-based personal care workers (ISCO-08 code: 5322) provide routine personal care and assistance with activities of daily living to persons who are in need of such care due to effects of ageing, illness, injury, or other physical or mental condition in private homes and other independent residential settings. Inclusion - Home care aide - Nursing aide (home) - Personal care provider - Foreign personal care workers practising in the country Exclusion - Nurse (professional and associate professional) - Social worker Note: The number should be at the end of the calendar year.
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