Factsheet, Medical 2018

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Source: National Health Workforce Data Sets (NHWDS), 2018

Table 1: Registered medical practitioners, 2015 to 2018

2015 2016 2017 2018
Total registrations 102,805 106,634 110,376 114,200
Employed medical practitioners 87,999 91,341 95,194 98,395
Clinicians 83,490 86,550 90,417 93,604

Source: National Health Workforce Dataset (NHWDS) 2015 to 2018

Table 2: Registered and employed medical practitioners, 2015 to 2018

Type of practitioner 2015 2016 2017 2018
Clinicians
General Practitioner 27,519 28,352 29,455 30,066
Hospital non-specialist 9,755 9,709 10,516 10,759
Specialist 29,416 30,518 32,245 33,303
Specialist-in-training 14,965 16,158 16,334 16,916
Other clinician 1,835 1,813 1,867 2,560
Non-clinicians 4,509 4,791 4,777 4,791
Total 87,999 91,341 95,194 98,395