SANCProvincialDistribution2001

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 2001/12/31 In Training as at 2001/12/31
Province 2001 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
                   
Northern Province          
  - Females 3038512 5912 2620 2457 10989 907 229 67
  - Males 2632538 570 346 308 1224 203 36 3
  - Total 5671050 6482 2966 2765 12213 1110 265 70
             
North West          
  - Females 1834413 5548 1886 3269 10703 602 8 140
  - Males 1770059 608 191 406 1205 99 2 67
  - Total 3604472 6156 2077 3675 11908 701 10 207
             
Mpumalanga          
  - Females 1587481 3802 1734 1338 6874 304 217 16
  - Males 1503464 275 179 203 657 65 31 3
  - Total 3090945 4077 1913 1541 7531 369 248 19
             
Gauteng          
  - Females 3927055 25931 5973 11932 43836 1757 1766 1866
  - Males 4039656 1042 317 905 2264 308 110 113
  - Total 7966711 26973 6290 12837 46100 2065 1876 1979
             
Free State          
  - Females 1430603 6342 1180 2828 10350 632 83 149
  - Males 1386473 702 277 291 1270 96 10 38
  - Total 2817076 7044 1457 3119 11620 728 93 187
             
KwaZulu Natal          
  - Females 4809679 16836 8442 6868 32146 1647 1991 792
  - Males 4260779 695 319 737 1751 238 221 75
  - Total 9070458 17531 8761 7605 33897 1885 2212 867
             
Northern Cape          
  - Females 450055 1684 619 849 3152 66 0 0
  - Males 429621 100 29 52 181 35 0 0
  - Total 879676 1784 648 901 3333 101 0 0
             
Western Cape          
  - Females 2179457 12551 3927 7404 23882 744 209 269
  - Males 2070090 397 163 429 989 111 20 18
  - Total 4249547 12948 4090 7833 24871 855 229 287
             
Eastern Cape          
  - Females 3733342 11030 3808 4955 19793 1404 0 35
  - Males 3245045 527 110 435 1072 309 0 0
  - Total 6978387 11557 3918 5390 20865 1713 0 35
             
Indeterminable          
  - Females 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  - Males 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  - Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
             
TOTAL          
  - Females 22990597 89636 30189 41900 161725 8063 4503 3334
  - Males 21337725 4916 1931 3766 10613 1464 430 317
  - Total 44328322 94552 32120 45666 172338 9527 4933 3651
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Northern Province   875:1 1912:1 2051:1 464:1
North West 586:1 1735:1 981:1 303:1
Mpumalanga 758:1 1616:1 2006:1 410:1
Gauteng 295:1 1267:1 621:1 173:1
Free State 400:1 1933:1 903:1 242:1
KwaZulu Natal 517:1 1035:1 1193:1 268:1
Northern Cape 493:1 1358:1 976:1 264:1
Western Cape 328:1 1039:1 543:1 171:1
Eastern Cape   604:1 1781:1 1295:1 334:1
TOTAL   469:1 1380:1 971:1 257:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates)
2004 South African Nursing Council
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