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Table 3 Trends in profile of health workforce, 11 LIS countries, 1989–1997

From: Assessing human resources for health: what can be learned from labour force surveys?

    Occupational distribution* Age distribution Sex distribution
Country and year of survey Share of the labour force Health professionals (exc. nursing) Nursing and midwifery professionals Modern health associate professionals 29 years or under 30 to 59 years 60 years or over Female Male
Austria 1991 4.0% 25% 30% 45% 33% 64% 3% 73% 27%
  1995 4.7% 21% 30% 49% 34% 64% 2% 76% 24%
Canada 1994 4.6% 9% 68% 23% 21% 73% 6% 80% 20%
  1997 5.5% 13% 64% 23% 18% 79% 3% 79% 21%
Denmark 1992 2.9% 22% 10% 68% 19% 66% 15% 81% 19%
  1997 3.1% 19% 12% 69% 11% 72% 17% 83% 17%
Germany 1989 3.2% 32% .. 68% 28% 61% 11% 62% 38%
  1994 4.4% 24% .. 76% 33% 61% 6% 75% 25%
Hungary 1991 4.4% 12% 53% 35% 31% 66% 3% 87% 13%
  1994 2.8% 25% 1% 74% 21% 76% 3% 82% 18%
Netherlands 1991 6.2% 10% 32% 58% 37% 62% 1% 78% 22%
  1994 6.9% 8% 26% 66% 35% 64% 1% 80% 20%
Russian Federation 1992 4.7% 26% 2% 72% 29% 66% 5% 83% 17%
  1995 5.3% 34% 2% 64% 35% 63% 2% 85% 15%
Spain 1990 3.1% 33% .. 67% 27% 67% 6% 67% 33%
  1993 2.4% 37% 42% 21% 19% 74% 7% 62% 38%
Switzerland 1992 5.9% 48% 52% 0% 32% 62% 6% 75% 25%
  1997 6.6% 17% .. 83% 26% 70% 4% 77% 23%
United Kingdom 1991 5.5% 10% 34% 56% 30% 63% 7% 81% 19%
  1997 7.0% 12% 29% 59% 24% 71% 5% 82% 18%
United States of America 1991 5.4% 16% 31% 53% 26% 67% 7% 78% 22%
  1997 5.9% 13% 31% 56% 23% 71% 6% 78% 22%
  1. * Note: Classification at the 3-digit ISCO-88 level or equivalent. .. = No observations in survey sample.