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Registration & Licensing Statistics

  • Licensing Data as of December 31, 2023

    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 Licence2,8061,1651,641
    Full Licence (Atlantic Registry)1385484
    Defined Licence621646
    Academic Licence7777
    Temporary (Locum) Licence11
    Clinical Assistant4545
    Defined Licence – Fellowship3838
    Full Licence – Postgraduate Training21615
    Restricted Licence831964
    Defined Licence – Term

    Physicians in training:

    Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training Physicians
    Postgraduate Training543
    Postgraduate Practising50
    Clinical Assessments1

    Medical students:

    Total Medical Students411

    Licensing Statistics for the period: October 1, 2022 – December 31, 2023

    Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
    Family Medicine98169
    All other426525

    Physician Age Distribution