SANCProvincialDistribution1998

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 1998/12/31 In Training as at 1998/12/31
Province 1998 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
Northern Province 5179000 5587 2805 2919 11311 950 639 64
North West 3481000 5697 2318 3924 11939 997 211 100
North West 2924000 3706 1563 2281 7550 326 423 122
Gauteng 7628000 26676 5902 13605 46183 3028 1362 535
Free State 2725000 6864 1879 3483 12226 1084 41 156
KwaZulu Natal 8726000 16575 8499 8271 33345 2011 1361 362
Northern Cape 861000 1638 817 1016 3471 100 0 0
Western Cape 4087000 12584 4149 8462 25195 1246 102 126
Eastern Cape 6519000 11659 4801 5967 22427 1547 4 27
Indeterminable 0 25 11 20 56 0 0 0
TOTAL 42130000 91011 32744 49948 173703 11289 4143 1492
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Northern Province   927:1 1846:1 1774:1 458:1
North West 611:1 1502:1 887:1 292:1
North West 789:1 1871:1 1282:1 387:1
Gauteng 286:1 1292:1 561:1 165:1
Free State 397:1 1450:1 782:1 223:1
KwaZulu Natal 526:1 1027:1 1055:1 262:1
Northern Cape 526:1 1054:1 847:1 248:1
Western Cape 325:1 985:1 483:1 162:1
Eastern Cape   559:1 1358:1 1093:1 291:1
TOTAL   463:1 1287:1 843:1 243:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates)
1999 South African Nursing Council
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