SANCGeographicalDistribution2010

Provincial Distribution of the Population of South Africa versus Nursing Manpower
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 2010/12/31 In Training as at 2010/12/31
Province 2010 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
             
Limpopo          
  - Females 2 827 900 8074 3736 7423 19233 1288 599 235
  - Males 2 611 700 951 434 908 2293 490 73 46
  - Total 5 439 600 9025 4170 8331 21526 1778 672 281
             
North West          
  - Females 1 635 500 6936 2305 4152 13393 1194 26 151
  - Males 1 565 400 839 244 580 1663 383 2 43
  - Total 3 200 900 7775 2549 4732 15056 1577 28 194
             
Mpumalanga          
  - Females 1 853 300 5211 2099 3403 10713 462 356 175
  - Males 1 764 300 503 177 329 1009 242 45 72
  - Total 3 617 600 5714 2276 3732 11722 704 401 247
             
Gauteng          
  - Females 5 597 000 28494 12112 15571 56177 3994 6033 3031
  - Males 5 594 700 1569 894 1096 3559 845 515 159
  - Total 11 191 700 30063 13006 16667 59736 4839 6548 3190
             
Free State          
  - Females 1 464 300 6711 1586 2606 10903 783 281 193
  - Males 1 360 200 839 260 345 1444 296 51 31
  - Total 2 824 500 7550 1846 2951 12347 1079 332 224
             
KwaZulu Natal          
  - Females 5 512 600 22754 17053 10433 50240 2568 5678 1209
  - Males 5 132 800 1606 1842 1056 4504 750 676 127
  - Total 10 645 400 24360 18895 11489 54744 3318 6354 1336
             
Northern Cape          
  - Females 561 200 1971 422 1192 3585 133 -- 70
  - Males 542 700 175 39 119 333 35 -- 43
  - Total 1 103 900 2146 461 1311 3918 168 -- 113
             
Western Cape          
  - Females 2 709 000 13909 5299 7616 26824 2090 1051 510
  - Males 2 514 900 717 302 519 1538 464 114 26
  - Total 5 223 900 14626 5601 8135 28362 2554 1165 536
             
Eastern Cape          
  - Females 3 501 500 12969 3218 5317 21504 2894 1099 488
  - Males 3 242 300 1016 348 807 2171 867 237 102
  - Total 6 743 800 13985 3566 6124 23675 3761 1336 590
             
TOTAL          
  - Females 25 662 300 107029 47830 57713 212572 15406 15123 6062
  - Males 24 329 000 8215 4540 5759 18514 4372 1713 649
  - Total 49 991 300 115244 52370 63472 231086 19778 16836 6711
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Limpopo 603:1 1304:1 653:1 253:1
North West 412:1 1256:1 676:1 213:1
Mpumalanga 633:1 1589:1 969:1 309:1
Gauteng 372:1 861:1 671:1 187:1
Free State 374:1 1530:1 957:1 229:1
KwaZulu Natal 437:1 563:1 927:1 194:1
Northern Cape 514:1 2395:1 842:1 282:1
Western Cape 357:1 933:1 642:1 184:1
Eastern Cape   482:1 1891:1 1101:1 285:1
TOTAL   434:1 955:1 788:1 216:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates).
(All population figures have been rounded off to the nearest 100.)
2011 South African Nursing Council
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