SANCProvincialDistribution2004

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 2004/12/31 In Training as at 2004/12/31
Province 2004 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
             
Limpopo          
  - Females 2827044 6608 2548 3808 12964 975 206 381
  - Males 2684919 676 365 362 1403 264 14 107
  - Total 5511963 7284 2913 4170 14367 1239 220 488
             
North West          
  - Females 1868556 5761 1918 3442 11121 822 2 145
  - Males 1938913 621 179 442 1242 163 2 55
  - Total 3807469 6382 2097 3884 12363 985 4 200
             
Mpumalanga          
  - Females 1643620 4332 1601 1598 7531 321 108 63
  - Males 1600686 342 167 205 714 49 14 13
  - Total 3244306 4674 1768 1803 8245 370 122 76
             
Gauteng          
  - Females 4304881 25746 7944 13720 47410 2367 2439 3451
  - Males 4542859 1118 447 1029 2594 400 149 239
  - Total 8847740 26864 8391 14749 50004 2767 2588 3690
             
Free State          
  - Females 1498495 6455 1048 2760 10263 535 144 124
  - Males 1452166 744 254 310 1308 103 23 37
  - Total 2950661 7199 1302 3070 11571 638 167 161
             
KwaZulu Natal          
  - Females 4998672 18165 10270 8083 36518 1963 4202 1153
  - Males 4667203 830 659 956 2445 464 619 123
  - Total 9665875 18995 10929 9039 38963 2427 4821 1276
             
Northern Cape          
  - Females 449592 1797 501 871 3169 90 0 59
  - Males 449757 122 30 57 209 49 0 12
  - Total 899349 1919 531 928 3378 139 0 71
             
Western Cape          
  - Females 2299738 12716 4077 7450 24243 802 347 412
  - Males 2270959 432 185 455 1072 182 14 43
  - Total 4570697 13148 4262 7905 25315 984 361 455
             
Eastern Cape          
  - Females 3708599 11432 2986 4695 19113 2116 17 135
  - Males 3379948 593 87 460 1140 615 0 25
  - Total 7088547 12025 3073 5155 20253 2731 17 160
             
TOTAL          
  - Females 23599197 93012 32893 46427 172332 9991 7465 5923
  - Males 22987410 5478 2373 4276 12127 2289 835 654
  - Total 46586607 98490 35266 50703 184459 12280 8300 6577
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Limpopo 757:1 1892:1 1322:1 384:1
North West 597:1 1816:1 980:1 308:1
Mpumalanga 694:1 1835:1 1799:1 393:1
Gauteng 329:1 1054:1 600:1 177:1
Free State 410:1 2266:1 961:1 255:1
KwaZulu Natal 509:1 884:1 1069:1 248:1
Northern Cape 469:1 1694:1 969:1 266:1
Western Cape 348:1 1072:1 578:1 181:1
Eastern Cape   589:1 2307:1 1375:1 350:1
TOTAL   473:1 1321:1 919:1 253:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates)
2005 South African Nursing Council
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