TABLE 1.

Nurse Workforce Shortage and Surplus Estimates for 2033 from NC Nursecast

SettingRN Shortage or SurplusLPN Shortage or Surplus
CountPercentCountPercent
Total-12,500-11%-5,000-27%
Hospital-9,927-17%-314-32%
Nursing Home/Extended Care/Assisted Living-1,888-31%-3,510-49%
Home Health/Hospice-1,535-18%-504-14%
Nursing Education-132-9%n/an/a
Correctional Facility-128-16%-9-2%
Mental Health Hospital/Facility-26-1%-58-9%
Community and Population Health+86+1%n/an/a
Ambulatory Care+363+2%-148-7%