Workforce Research

OCN provides reliable data collection and comprehensive reporting to support informed workforce planning.

OCN conducts, analyzes, and distributes accurate, unbiased, and relevant information on Oregon’s nursing landscape. Our organization has access to historical data sets and a deep understanding of nursing workforce data and collection methods.


Learn more about the demographics of Oregon’s nursing workforce at state and regional levels.


Read about the future need for nurses in a variety of practice settings in Oregon.


Peruse nursing workforce pipeline information including important details about nursing students and faculty.


View our explanation of nursing workforce distribution issues and how they differ by setting and region.

OCN Research Archive

Access all available OCN research reports and briefs in one location.


Get quick facts about nursing in Oregon from our selection of infographics.