Number of employed health professionals in the UK in 2018, by occupation

Number of employed health professionals in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by occupation (1,000s)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 17, 2018
Number of employed health professionals in the UK in 2018, by occupation This statistic shows the total number of employed health professionals in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by occupation. In this year there were approximately 259 thousand medical practitioners employed in the United Kingdom. This was more than those employed as medical radiographers, which amounted to roughly 28 thousand. The health sector with the lowest employment was podiatry with approximately 14 thousand employees.
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Number of employed health professionals in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by occupation (1,000s)

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Number workers in thousands
Medical practitioners259
Psychologists39
Pharmacists66
Ophthalmic opticians20
Dental practitioners35
Veterinarians20
Medical radiographers28
Podiatrists14
Health professionals n.e.c.*64
Number workers in thousands
Medical practitioners259
Psychologists39
Pharmacists66
Ophthalmic opticians20
Dental practitioners35
Veterinarians20
Medical radiographers28
Podiatrists14
Health professionals n.e.c.*64
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 17, 2018
This statistic shows the total number of employed health professionals in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by occupation. In this year there were approximately 259 thousand medical practitioners employed in the United Kingdom. This was more than those employed as medical radiographers, which amounted to roughly 28 thousand. The health sector with the lowest employment was podiatry with approximately 14 thousand employees.
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