Medical workforce 2010 – AIHW – 28 March 2012

Posted on March 29, 2012. Filed under: Medicine, Workforce | Tags: |

Medical workforce 2010 – AIHW – 28 March 2012

“The supply of employed medical practitioners increased between 2006 and 2010, from 346 to 366 full-time equivalent practitioners per 100,000 population. The increase reflected a 13% rise in practitioner numbers. The gender balance continued to shift, with women making up 37% of practitioners in 2010 compared to 34% in 2006. The average hours worked each week by medical practitioners declined slightly from 43.5 to 43.3 hours. The group with the longest average hours worked per week was Specialists-in-training at 49.9 hours, while General practitioners averaged 39.2 hours a week.”

ISBN 978-1-74249-284-1; Cat. no. HWL 47; 59pp

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