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March 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 Licence2,3071,1271,180
Full Licence Non-Resident Licence1616398
Defined Licence941579
Academic Licence7373
Temporary (Locum) Licence
Clinical Assistant27225
Defined Licence – Fellowship2727
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training20317
Restricted Licence332013
Defined Licence – Term

Physician Age Distribution

Licensing Statistics for the 12-month period: April  2019 – March 2020

Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
Family Medicine103152
All other124154

Physicians in training:

Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training PhysiciansNew Postgraduate Licences Issued
Postgraduate Training481148
Postgraduate Practising312
Clinical Assessments11

Medical students:

Total Medical Students447