The Future of the Nursing Workforce: National- and State-Level Projections, 2012-2025

Using baseline data from 2012 and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Health Workforce Simulation Model, this brief presents national- and state-level projections on the supply of and demand for registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPNs) for the entire U.S. in 2025. State-level differences in demographics and the labor market will result in considerable variation in the size and adequacy of the nursing workforce across the country.

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December 6, 2014

Topics: Fast Facts & Policy / Population Health / Professional Development

Resource type: Article/ Brief/ Summary

Author: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Health Workforce National Center for Health Workforce Analysis