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December 31, 2020

This data represents a physician headcount, not a total of full-time equivalent practising physicians.

Upon receipt of all required documents, a physician’s licence is typically approved in two to three days.

License TypeTotalFamily MedicineAll Other
Full Licence2,3611,0951,266
Full Licence Non-Resident Licence20285117
Defined Licence1062383
Academic Licence7979
Temporary (Locum) Licence725
Clinical Assistant2929
Defined Licence – Fellowship2626
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training20317
Restricted Licence332211
Defined Licence – Term211
Total2,8651,2311,634

Physician Age Distribution

Licensing Statistics for the period: October 2019 – December 2020

Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
Family Medicine173164
All other234216
Total407380

In addition, we have the following physicians in training:

Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training PhysiciansNew Postgraduate Licences Issued
Postgraduate Training513154
Postgraduate Practising241
Clincal Assessments14
Total1537155

In addition to physicians in training, we have the following medical students:

Total Medical Students351