General and Personal Medical Services, England - 2003-2013, As at 30 September
A detailed view of the General Practice workforce including GPs by type and practice staff.
The general practice census is collected each year and records numbers and details of GPs in England along with information on their practices, staff, patients, and the services they provide.
The detailed results contain further data tables for September 2013 for England, by Region and Clinical Commissioning Groups.
- There are 40,236 headcount General Practitioners, a decrease of 29 (0.1 per cent) since 2012 and a rise of 6,672 (19.9 per cent) since 2003 (an average annual increase of 1.8 per cent).
- There are 20,435 females within the GP workforce (headcount), an increase of 2.9 per cent (570) since 2012. This is the first year female GP numbers have been greater than their male counterparts. Male headcount GPs number 19,801, a decrease of 2.9 per cent (599) since 2012.
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