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Table 2 The Rates per 10,000 inhabitants for human resources and mental health services, Brazil, 2005

From: The mental health system in Brazil: Policies and future challenges

Geographical Regions Psychiatrists Psychologists Social workers Nurses
  N rate N Rate N rate N Rate
North 93 0.063 600 0.408 844 0.570 10 0.007
Northeast 948 0.186 2996 0.587 3543 0.690 218 0.043
Center-West 312 0.240 1623 1.246 932 0.710 36 0.028
Southeast 3570 0.455 10117 1.289 7069 0.900 329 0.042
South 1080 0.400 3427 1.271 1950 0.720 87 0.032
Brazil 6003 0.326 18763 1.019 14338 0.720 680 0.037
  1. Source: CNES, 2005