SANCProvincialDistribution2003

Provincial Distribution of Nursing Manpower versus the Population of South Africa - 2003
    Population Nursing Manpower as at 2003/12/31 In Training as at 2003/12/31
Province 2003 Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total Students Pupils Pupil N/A
             
Limpopo          
  - Females 2 830 923 6367 2583 2840 11790 909 174 274
  - Males 2 582 663 639 365 285 1289 237 16 37
  - Total 5 413 586 7006 2948 3125 13079 1146 190 311
             
North West          
  - Females 1 982 940 5693 1877 3344 10914 750 3 36
  - Males 1 809 044 637 182 449 1268 141 1 15
  - Total 3 791 984 6330 2059 3793 12182 891 4 51
             
Mpumalanga          
  - Females 1 697 810 4103 1707 1321 7131 344 103 9
  - Males 1 548 919 317 166 181 664 55 19 2
  - Total 3 246 729 4420 1873 1502 7795 399 122 11
             
Gauteng          
  - Females 4 923 500 25772 7160 12830 45762 2148 2300 2551
  - Males 4 491 731 1099 407 930 2436 346 162 172
  - Total 9 415 231 26871 7567 13760 48198 2494 2462 2723
             
Free State          
  - Females 1 431 901 6471 1041 2698 10210 534 106 136
  - Males 1 306 330 745 247 283 1275 82 20 37
  - Total 2 738 231 7216 1288 2981 11485 616 126 173
             
KwaZulu Natal          
  - Females 5 104 329 17579 9290 7607 34476 1879 3518 1034
  - Males 4 656 703 764 479 835 2078 389 475 138
  - Total 9 761 032 18343 9769 8442 36554 2268 3993 1172
             
Northern Cape          
  - Females 428 200 1735 544 850 3129 112 0 51
  - Males 390 648 121 23 62 206 55 0 9
  - Total 818 848 1856 567 912 3335 167 0 60
             
Western Cape          
  - Females 2 479 198 12578 4013 7317 23908 930 322 327
  - Males 2 261 783 417 173 449 1039 209 26 29
  - Total 4 740 981 12995 4186 7766 24947 1139 348 356
             
Eastern Cape          
  - Females 3 400 714 11115 3227 4712 19054 1870 0 74
  - Males 3 102 487 563 91 438 1092 488 0 7
  - Total 6 503 201 11678 3318 5150 20146 2358 0 81
             
TOTAL          
  - Females 24 279 515 91413 31442 43519 166374 9476 6526 4492
  - Males 22 150 308 5302 2133 3912 11347 2002 719 446
  - Total 46 429 823 96715 33575 47431 177721 11478 7245 4938
Population per Qualified Nurse (in the same province)
Province   Registered Enrolled Auxiliaries Total
Limpopo 773:1 1836:1 1732:1 414:1
North West 599:1 1842:1 1000:1 311:1
Mpumalanga 735:1 1733:1 2162:1 417:1
Gauteng 350:1 1244:1 684:1 195:1
Free State 379:1 2126:1 919:1 238:1
KwaZulu Natal 532:1 999:1 1156:1 267:1
Northern Cape 441:1 1444:1 898:1 246:1
Western Cape 365:1 1133:1 610:1 190:1
Eastern Cape   557:1 1960:1 1263:1 323:1
TOTAL   480:1 1383:1 979:1 261:1
*** Population figures - Statistics South Africa (mid year estimates)
2004 South African Nursing Council