Number of Nurses in U.S. and by Jurisdiction

A Profile of Nursing Licensure in the U.S.

This is the first-ever comprehensive source of nursing licensure statistics for the U.S. and its territories. This data is compiled by NCSBN's database, Nursys, which is an electronic information system where nursing regulatory bodies enter licensure data on a frequent basis. Of NCSBN’s 58 (RN and PN) U.S. members, 57 share licensure data.

All Active Licenses By State Statistics

All Active Licenses

All Active Licenses

Notes: *Data is presented in the aggregate, no individual identifying information is presented.