Nurse supply projections

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Seven states are projected to experience nursing shortages by 2030, according to a report from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

California has the largest projected shortage with 44,500 nurses needed. The other states with projected shortages are Texas (-15,900), New Jersey (-11,400), South Carolina (-10,400), Alaska (-5,400), Georgia (-2,200), and South Dakota (-1,900).

Meanwhile, the states with the largest projected surpluses are Florida (53,700), Ohio (49,100), Virginia (22,700), New York (18,200), and Missouri (16,700).

Source: Modern Healthcare