SANCProvincialDistribution2002

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 2002/12/31 In Training as at 2002/12/31
Province 2002 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
                   
Limpopo          
  - Females 3122311 6142 2553 2556 11251 918 223 158
  - Males 2721540 606 348 280 1234 224 26 11
  - Total 5843851 6748 2901 2836 12485 1142 249 169
             
North West          
  - Females 1863132 5644 1878 3244 10766 685 2 115
  - Males 1796770 621 189 399 1209 119 0 64
  - Total 3659902 6265 2067 3643 11975 804 2 179
             
Mpumalanga          
  - Females 1620916 3932 1712 1222 6866 362 114 31
  - Males 1535356 286 176 165 627 60 16 8
  - Total 3156272 4218 1888 1387 7493 422 130 39
             
Gauteng          
  - Females 4001586 25662 6470 12217 44349 1893 2079 2446
  - Males 4104604 1072 344 912 2328 322 141 147
  - Total 8106190 26734 6814 13129 46677 2215 2220 2593
             
Free State          
  - Females 1452496 6415 1079 2725 10219 529 103 117
  - Males 1406585 721 260 278 1259 91 17 35
  - Total 2859081 7136 1339 3003 11478 620 120 152
             
KwaZulu Natal          
  - Females 4883415 17047 8796 6938 32781 1730 2746 1097
  - Males 4328707 711 387 743 1841 300 346 139
  - Total 9212122 17758 9183 7681 34622 2030 3092 1236
             
Northern Cape          
  - Females 455030 1708 560 818 3086 73 0 70
  - Males 433360 112 23 46 181 40 0 9
  - Total 888390 1820 583 864 3267 113 0 79
             
Western Cape          
  - Females 2214284 12421 3926 7261 23608 766 242 182
  - Males 2099675 401 159 424 984 166 26 13
  - Total 4313959 12822 4085 7685 24592 932 268 195
             
Eastern Cape          
  - Females 3810171 10912 3534 4774 19220 1664 0 33
  - Males 3321970 535 101 424 1060 396 0 10
  - Total 7132141 11447 3635 5198 20280 2060 0 43
             
TOTAL          
  - Females 23423341 89883 30508 41755 162146 8620 5509 4249
  - Males 21748567 5065 1987 3671 10723 1718 572 436
  - Total 45171908 94948 32495 45426 172869 10338 6081 4685
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Limpopo   866:1 2014:1 2061:1 468:1
North West 584:1 1771:1 1005:1 306:1
Mpumalanga 748:1 1672:1 2276:1 421:1
Gauteng 303:1 1190:1 617:1 174:1
Free State 401:1 2135:1 952:1 249:1
KwaZulu Natal 519:1 1003:1 1199:1 266:1
Northern Cape 488:1 1524:1 1028:1 272:1
Western Cape 336:1 1056:1 561:1 175:1
Eastern Cape   623:1 1962:1 1372:1 352:1
TOTAL   476:1 1390:1 994:1 261:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates)
2003 South African Nursing Council
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