Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
 

AHPRA in Numbers

AHPRA in numbers summary 2012/13

592,470

health practitioners in 14 professions registered to practise in Australia

 

121,122

students studying to be health practitioners in Australia

63,113

applications for registration across all professions

60,053

criminal record checks

551,802

health practitioner renewal of registration applications

92%

of renewal applications received online

94%

of all nurses and midwives who renewed their registration completed the workforce survey

8,648

notifications received (including NSW)

53%

about conduct

8%

about health

38%

about performance

1.3%

of the 592,470 practitioner notified about

14%

increase in notifications lodged

33%

increase in mandatory notifications, varied across professions and states and territories

54%

of notifications were about medical practitioners, who make up 16% of total practitioners

 
 
 
Page reviewed 19/11/2013