This report highlights current trends in nursing practice in Canada across a variety of demographic, education, mobility and employment characteristics for the 3 groups of regulated nursing professionals:

Companion products and highlights


This infographic describes the key concepts of nursing supply, workforce, inflow, outflow and renewal.

Jurisdictional highlights

Explore key findings by province and territory

Data tables

View data on 3 groups of nursing professionals as well as indicators. 

Methodology guide

Get an overview of the methodology, data sources and collection, comparability of data, and historical changes.

Key links

Report: Regulated Nurses, 2016 (PDF)

Chartbook: Regulated Nurses, 2016 (available upon request)


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