SANCProvincialDistribution2000

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 2000/12/31 In Training as at 2000/12/31
Province 2000 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
                   
Northern Province          
  - Females 2963398 5608 2709 2212 10529 900 273 106
  - Males 2551409 523 354 321 1198 179 26 5
  - Total 5514807 6131 3063 2533 11727 1079 299 111
             
North West          
  - Females 1815666 5393 2046 3238 10677 573 2 75
  - Males 1751111 581 208 412 1201 79 0 11
  - Total 3566777 5974 2254 3650 11878 652 2 86
             
Mpumalanga          
  - Females 1563534 3671 1678 1499 6848 302 328 29
  - Males 1479104 259 169 237 665 71 46 5
  - Total 3042638 3930 1847 1736 7513 373 374 34
             
Gauteng          
  - Females 3878231 25823 5848 11718 43389 2029 1162 1248
  - Males 3994974 1004 313 898 2215 345 58 59
  - Total 7873205 26827 6161 12616 45604 2374 1220 1307
             
Free State          
  - Females 1417540 6264 1293 2908 10465 706 49 86
  - Males 1373193 697 304 296 1297 115 8 36
  - Total 2790733 6961 1597 3204 11762 821 57 122
             
KwaZulu Natal          
  - Females 4768109 16632 8128 6981 31741 1618 1629 407
  - Males 4218749 665 291 723 1679 223 146 39
  - Total 8986858 17297 8419 7704 33420 1841 1775 446
             
Northern Cape          
  - Females 446155 1628 689 858 3175 69 0 0
  - Males 426710 98 35 54 187 27 0 0
  - Total 872865 1726 724 912 3362 96 0 0
             
Western Cape          
  - Females 2147693 12464 3882 7524 23870 750 81 204
  - Males 2042963 371 165 425 961 99 3 12
  - Total 4190656 12835 4047 7949 24831 849 84 216
             
Eastern Cape          
  - Females 3668844 11053 4158 5178 20389 1284 0 22
  - Males 3178318 534 112 446 1092 270 0 1
  - Total 6847162 11587 4270 5624 21481 1554 0 23
             
Indeterminable          
  - Females 0 35 16 10 61 0 0 0
  - Males 0 0 1 5 6 0 0 0
  - Total 0 35 17 15 67 0 0 0
             
TOTAL          
  - Females 22669170 88571 30447 42126 161144 8231 3524 2177
  - Males 21016531 4732 1952 3817 10501 1408 287 168
  - Total 43685701 93303 32399 45943 171645 9639 3811 2345
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Northern Province   899:1 1800:1 2177:1 470:1
North West 597:1 1582:1 977:1 300:1
Mpumalanga 774:1 1647:1 1753:1 405:1
Gauteng 293:1 1278:1 624:1 173:1
Free State 401:1 1747:1 871:1 237:1
KwaZulu Natal 520:1 1067:1 1167:1 269:1
Northern Cape 506:1 1206:1 957:1 260:1
Western Cape 327:1 1035:1 527:1 169:1
Eastern Cape   591:1 1604:1 1217:1 319:1
TOTAL   468:1 1348:1 951:1 255:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates)
2001 South African Nursing Council
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