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Licensing Statistics as of Sept 30, 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 Licence2,3201,0691,251
Full Licence Non-Resident Licence17974105
Defined Licence15348105
Academic Licence7777
Temporary (Locum) Licence211
Clinical Assistant2929
Defined Licence – Fellowship1111
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training15312
Restricted Licence322111
Defined Licence – Term
Total2,8181,2161,602

Physician Age Distribution

Licensing Statistics for the 12-month period: October 2019 – September 2020

Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
Family Medicine120141
All other124139
Total244280

In addition, we have the following physicians in training:

Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training PhysiciansNew Postgraduate Licences Issued
Postgraduate Training524152
Postgraduate Practising251
Clincal Assessments64
Total6549157

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

Total Medical Students347