Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2013) Medical workforce 2011, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 04 June 2023.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2013). Medical workforce 2011. Canberra: AIHW.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Medical workforce 2011. AIHW, 2013.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Medical workforce 2011. Canberra: AIHW; 2013.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2013, Medical workforce 2011, AIHW, Canberra.
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The supply of employed medical practitioners in Australia increased from 344.6 to 381.4 full-time equivalent practitioners per 100,000 population between 2007 and 2011, which reflected a 10.7% rise in practitioner numbers. The gender balance continued to shift, with women making up 37.6% of practitioners in 2011 compared with 34% in 2007. Specialists-in-training in the public sector worked the most average hours per week (47.6) while general practitioners in the public sector worked the least (20.5).
This report presents information on the medical workforce, based on estimates derived from the National Health Workforce Data Set: medical practitioners 2011, the second in this new series. The data set contains information on the demographic and employment characteristics of medical practitioners who were registered in Australia in 2011. Data are collected via registration forms and a survey instrument administered by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, in conjunction with the annual registration renewal process for medical practitioners.
The main findings of the report are:
Preliminary material: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Symbols; Technical notes
Appendix A: Explanatory notes on Medical Workforce 2011 data sources
Appendix B: 2011 medical practitioner registration numbers from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Appendix C: Additional information available from the AIHW website
Appendix D: Population estimates
Appendix E: Data Quality Statement: National Health Workforce Data Set: medical practitioners 2011
End matter: Glossary; References; List of tables; List of figures; List of boxes
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