SANCProvincialDistribution1999

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa - 1999
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 1999/12/31 In Training as at 1999/12/31
Province 1999 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
                   
Northern Province          
  - Females 2 865 000 5405 2567 2293 10265 864 493 16
  - Males 2 472 000 470 338 357 1165 163 71 0
  - Total 5 337 000 5875 2905 2650 11430 1027 564 16
             
North West          
  - Females 1 802 000 5200 2121 3317 10638 709 25 46
  - Males 1 760 000 548 218 439 1205 109 4 8
  - Total 3 562 000 5748 2339 3756 11843 818 29 54
             
Mpumalanga          
  - Females 1 534 000 3583 1555 1725 6863 286 339 29
  - Males 1 469 000 244 171 275 690 69 40 8
  - Total 3 003 000 3827 1726 2000 7553 355 379 37
             
Gauteng          
  - Females 3 815 000 25887 5919 11897 43703 2296 1249 811
  - Males 3 992 000 975 311 962 2248 386 40 31
  - Total 7 807 000 26862 6230 12859 45951 2682 1289 842
             
Free State          
  - Females 1 405 000 6259 1375 3030 10664 783 40 39
  - Males 1 310 000 701 324 317 1342 126 5 27
  - Total 2 715 000 6960 1699 3347 12006 909 45 66
             
KwaZulu Natal          
  - Females 4 699 000 16322 8290 7228 31840 1715 1241 334
  - Males 4 225 000 611 285 750 1646 206 109 51
  - Total 8 924 000 16933 8575 7978 33486 1921 1350 385
             
Northern Cape          
  - Females 444 000 1606 745 924 3275 60 0 0
  - Males 431 000 90 41 56 187 22 0 0
  - Total 875 000 1696 786 980 3462 82 0 0
             
Western Cape          
  - Females 2 121 000 12401 3945 7749 24095 951 65 112
  - Males 2 050 000 339 170 443 952 111 5 7
  - Total 4 171 000 12740 4115 8192 25047 1062 70 119
             
Eastern Cape          
  - Females 3 554 000 11176 4400 5316 20892 1277 0 15
  - Males 3 105 000 528 127 471 1126 265 0 2
  - Total 6 659 000 11704 4527 5787 22018 1542 0 17
             
Indeterminable          
  - Females 0 44 22 27 93 0 0 0
  - Males 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0
  - Total 0 45 23 29 97 0 0 0
             
TOTAL          
  - Females 22 239 000 87883 30939 43506 162328 8941 3452 1402
  - Males 20 814 000 4507 1986 4072 10565 1457 274 134
  - Total 43 053 000 92390 32925 47578 172893 10398 3726 1536
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Northern Province   908:1 1837:1 2014:1 467:1
North West 620:1 1523:1 948:1 301:1
Mpumalanga 785:1 1740:1 1502:1 398:1
Gauteng 291:1 1253:1 607:1 170:1
Free State 390:1 1598:1 811:1 226:1
KwaZulu Natal 527:1 1041:1 1119:1 266:1
Northern Cape 516:1 1113:1 893:1 253:1
Western Cape 327:1 1014:1 509:1 167:1
Eastern Cape   569:1 1471:1 1151:1 302:1
TOTAL   466:1 1308:1 905:1 249:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates)
2000 South African Nursing Council