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Table 3 Percentage distribution of allopathic doctors and nurse across states, 2018

From: Size, composition and distribution of health workforce in India: why, and where to invest?

  NHWA NSSO estimates
State Doctors Nurses Doctors Nurses
Andhra Pradesh 9.09 12.38 4.33 6.64
Assam 2.16 1.68 1.46 3.66
Bihar 3.67 0.6 7.04 1.86
Chhattisgarh 0.79 0.88 1.04 2.88
Delhi 1.93 2.4 1.58 4.30
Gujarat 6.05 5.73 3.94 4.97
Haryana 0.52 1.9 1.37 2.66
Himachal 0.28 1.09 0.14 0.51
Jammu and Kashmir 1.36 0 2.38 0.78
Jharkhand 0.53 0.27 1.46 1.59
Karnataka 11.1 9.53 4.65 4.39
Kerala 5.36 10.22 11.10 5.85
Madhya Pradesh 3.45 5.28 8.48 3.02
Maharashtra 15.67 7.02 7.49 8.78
NE States* 0.39 1.34 1.88 2.66
Odisha 2.04 4.6 1.14 2.37
Punjab 4.37 3.33 0.83 3.37
Rajasthan 3.92 10.31 2.41 5.30
Tamil Nadu 12.24 11.73 6.74 10.99
Telangana 0.45 0.51 3.93 3.97
Uttar Pradesh 7.01 4.51 13.72 9.97
Uttarakhand 0.78 0.17 0.74 1.92
West Bengal 6.51 4.54 11.39 6.75
Union Territories 0 0 0.78 0.81
  1. Sources: NHWA 2018 and NSSO 2017–2018
  2. *Includes north-east states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura