Bureau of Labor Statistics: Registered Nurses national occupational employment and wages data
Reports & Statistics
HRSA: The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education
Understanding the supply, distribution, and educational pipeline of nurses is key to designing programs and policies that will ensure access to care and an effective health care system. The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education analyzes data from a variety of sources to present recent trends and the current status of the registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforces.
US Department of Health and Human Services' Report: The Registered Nurse Population: Findings from the 2008 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses
This report represents data collected about registered nurses (RNs) holding active nursing licenses as of March 2008.
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SAMHSA Report: Mental Health, United States, 2010
Includes mental health statistics at the national and State levels in three sections: People: the mental health status of the U.S. population and prevalence of mental illness; Providers: providers and settings for mental health services, types of mental health services, and rates of utilization; Payers: expenditures and sources of funding for mental health services.
Find mental health research information from across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other federal departments on this page. The page includes information on the prevalence of mental disorders and treatment, mental health-related disability, suicide, and the economic costs associated with mental illness.