GP Workforce Statistics – 1984-85 to 2013-14The headcount figures include only those practitioners who provided at least one service and had at least one claim for service processed within the year. Figures (especially the headcount figures) will differ from those published prior to 2007-08 as a result of methodology changes, specifically:
- changes to the definition of an ‘active GP’ (the methodology for calculating headcount figures); and
- the use of a standardised imputation methodology for missing demographic information.
Excel version: GP Workforce Statistics (Excel 396 KB)
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PDF version: GP Workforce Statistics (PDF 403 KB)
Further information about these and related statistics are available from the Director, Costing and Information Analysis Section, MBS Analytics Section.