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Number of medical practitioners in the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2018

Annual number of medical practitioners in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018 (in 1,000)

by Conor Stewart, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Number of medical practitioners in the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2018 In 2018 there were approximately 259 thousand medical practitioners in employment in the United Kingdom (UK). This is an overall increase from 2010 when there were 216 thousand practitioners in the UK. Between these years the number of medical practitioners fluctuated and peaked at 278 thousand in 2016.
Patterns of employment in the UK health sector

The number of health professionals overall in the UK stood at 545 thousand in 2018, a decline of around eighteen thousand from the preceding year, although it is still a large increase in the number of workers from 2010. The number of nurses in the UK has also been declining since 2016, standing at 639 thousand in 2018.

Impact of Brexit

Doctors who qualified in a country from the European Economic Area (EEA) took up a nine percent share of the total doctors registered in the UK in 2018. This is the lowest proportion since 2012, although the decline had started prior to the UK’s decision to leave the EU
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Annual number of medical practitioners in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018 (in 1,000)

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