Top 10 RN Producing Countries Outside The United States

11 May 2009 » In Canada, Philippines »

A few years ago, in a study conducted by Worldwide HealthStaff Associates Ltd., they came up with the top 10 countries outside the United States that produces registered nurses. It’s not surprising that the Philippines came out on top.

In 2005, among all the countries that took the NCLEX exam, nurses educated in the Philippines, India, South Korea and Canada represented 80% of a internationally educated nurses passing the NCLEX exam. The Philippines, took 50% of the numbers.

Top 10 RN Producing Countries Outside The United States

  1. Philippines
  2. India
  3. South Korea
  4. Canada
  5. China
  6. Cuba
  7. Nigeria
  8. Taiwan
  9. United Kingdom
  10. Russia
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7 Comments on "Top 10 RN Producing Countries Outside The United States"

  1. Filipino Nurse
    11/05/2009 at 11:36 am Permalink

    wow! Philippines made it to the top spot!

  2. Filipino Nurse
    11/05/2009 at 11:47 am Permalink

    There you have it! It is one way of saying: we nurse the world.

  3. Filipino Nurse
    11/05/2009 at 12:25 pm Permalink

    yeah.. I’m not surprised.. Philippines is on top.. and that’s our country… ^_^

  4. Filipino Nurse
    Millionaire Acts
    15/05/2009 at 2:33 am Permalink

    This is no surprise to me as Nurses are one of the highest paid profession in the world but there’s no way they can earn a good salary here in our country.

  5. Filipino Nurse
    18/08/2009 at 8:07 pm Permalink

    your really happy with that… it only means that we dont have much oppurtunity in the philippines thats why other countries are the ones that are having benefits for our expertise and skills… still happy now huh..

  6. Filipino Nurse
    30/10/2009 at 1:18 pm Permalink

    Hello all

    Have you passed your NCLEX would you like to work in the USA. Let us help you make your dream a reality!!!
    My email is



  7. Filipino Nurse
    21/10/2010 at 11:08 pm Permalink

    Hi Grace,

    Do u still process for NCLEX passers?


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