SANCGeographicalDistribution2013

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 2013/12/31 In Training as at 2013/12/31
Province 2013 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
       
Limpopo      
  - Females 2 934 400 9 312 4 976 8 352 22 640 1 405 393 194
  - Males 2 583 600 1 224 515 868 2 607 510 65 26
  - Total 5 518 000 10 536 5 491 9 220 25 247 1 915 458 220
       
North West      
  - Females 1 769 900 7 859 2 693 4 372 14 924 1 283 57 214
  - Males 1 827 700 1 051 283 577 1 911 430 8 46
  - Total 3 597 600 8 910 2 976 4 949 16 835 1 713 65 260
       
Mpumalanga      
  - Females 2 105 100 6 015 2 628 3 792 12 435 548 241 53
  - Males 2 022 900 685 263 309 1 257 361 23 26
  - Total 4 128 000 6 700 2 891 4 101 13 692 909 264 79
       
Gauteng      
  - Females 6 296 400 31 498 14 679 16 294 62 471 4 070 5 708 3 102
  - Males 6 432 000 2 099 1 174 1 122 4 395 978 502 185
  - Total 12 728 400 33 597 15 853 17 416 66 866 5 048 6 210 3 287
       
Free State      
  - Females 1 420 300 6 973 1 763 2 944 11 680 1 015 300 121
  - Males 1 332 800 973 331 374 1 678 334 57 19
  - Total 2 753 100 7 946 2 094 3 318 13 358 1 349 357 140
       
KwaZulu Natal      
  - Females 5 482 600 25 838 20 702 11 127 57 667 2 319 5 234 1 321
  - Males 4 974 300 2 320 2 309 1 109 5 738 764 634 152
  - Total 10 456 900 28 158 23 011 12 236 63 405 3 083 5 868 1 473
       
Northern Cape      
  - Females 588 700 2 020 404 1 089 3 513 166 0 70
  - Males 574 200 179 45 107 331 51 0 43
  - Total 1 162 900 2 199 449 1 196 3 844 217 0 113
       
Western Cape      
  - Females 3 059 300 15 016 5 891 7 927 28 834 2 415 900 646
  - Males 2 957 600 1 015 357 559 1 931 531 111 50
  - Total 6 016 900 16 031 6 248 8 486 30 765 2 946 1 011 696
       
Eastern Cape      
  - Females 3 502 000 13 667 4 192 5 977 23 836 2 780 870 362
  - Males 3 118 200 1 271 583 996 2 850 996 234 117
  - Total 6 620 200 14 938 4 775 6 973 26 686 3 776 1 104 479
       
TOTAL      
  - Females 27 158 700 118 198 57 928 61 874 238 000 16 001 13 703 6 083
  - Males 25 823 300 10 817 5 860 6 021 22 698 4 955 1 634 664
  - Total 52 982 000 129 015 63 788 67 895 260 698 20 956 15 337 6 747
                   
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Limpopo 524:1 1005:1 598:1 219:1
North West 404:1 1209:1 727:1 214:1
Mpumalanga 616:1 1428:1 1007:1 301:1
Gauteng 379:1 803:1 731:1 190:1
Free State 346:1 1315:1 830:1 206:1
KwaZulu Natal 371:1 454:1 855:1 165:1
Northern Cape 529:1 2590:1 972:1 303:1
Western Cape 375:1 963:1 709:1 196:1
Eastern Cape   443:1 1386:1 949:1 248:1
TOTAL   411:1 831:1 780:1 203:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (2013 mid-year estimates).
(All population figures have been rounded off to the nearest 100.)
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