Share of foreign-born doctors and nurses in EU countries
Most recent data is from 2017/18 (or nearest year) for foreign-trained and 2015/16 for foreign-born doctors/nurses. Doctors/nurses whose place of birth is unknown are excluded from the calculation. Foreign-trained doctors are defined as those who have completed at least their first medical degree abroad. 1. At present, only 14/11 OECD countries report data on the number of foreign-trained but native-born doctors/nurses. 2. Limited data coverage. 3. Data are based on estimates and refer only to registered nurses.