The Department of Health manages workforce data collections which describe the characteristcs of the general practice workforce providing primary care services.

The Department makes available the following statistics in Excel:

Statistics are presented by State and Territory and Remoteness Area. More detailed statistics by patient age group or the sex of the general practitioner are available for select statistics.

Annual Statistics Coverage:

  • Number of GPs providing primary care services;

  • Number of services by GPs providing primary care services;

  • GP Full Time Equivalent;

Please note: Statistics are produced using new health workforce specific data methods. The statistics presented here are different from the methods used to produce the General Practice Statistics previously published by the Department.