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Number of Dentists In The Workforce Up By 2.0%

Number of Dentists In The Workforce Up By 2.0%

20th Jun 17

Summary —

The latest edition of the Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report shows that the number of dentists in Australia grew by 2.0% in the twelve months to December 2016, the slowest increase in more than five years.

Key Issues For The Dental Industry —

In order to provide manufacturers and suppliers with guidance on the market for dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) publishes a range of statistics including the Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report.  The latest edition has just been released that provides data on number of dental professionals nationwide.

The Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report shows that the number of dentists in Australia grew by 2.0% to 16,781 in the twelve months to December 2016.  This was the smallest annual increase in the past five years.

Of interest to the businesses that manufacture and supply dental products is the state-level analysis of the number of dentists set out in the Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report.   The report also includes data such as the number of registered specialists in areas such as orthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery and periodontics.

The Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report is available free of charge to member businesses and non-members can purchase it for $82.50 (GST Included) via the link below:

Report Download ―

  ■ Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report – 2017 Edition 2

In addition to the number of dentists, the Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report also includes data on the number of hygienists, prosthetists, dental therapists, oral health therapists working in the nation’s 7,000+ dental practices.

This report, coupled with the Australian Dental Practice Business Conditions Survey provides the dental industry with unique insights into the market in which dental products are sold.

Member Engagement —

ADIA’s work in publishing high-quality data that’s of value to members businesses is coordinated by the ADIA-MRRC Market Research Reference Committee and if you are interested in getting involved in this work please send an email to membership@adia.org.au

Further Information —

For further information from ADIA's on matters associated with dental product regulation send an email to policy@adia.org.au or telephone 1300 943 094.  To keep up to date follow ADIA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dental.industry or subscribe to the Twitter feed @AusDental.

Currency Of Information & Disclaimer —

This update was issued on 20 June 2017 and please note that changes in circumstances after the publication of material or information may impact upon its accuracy and also change regulatory compliance obligations. The statements, regulatory and technical information contained herein are believed to be accurate and are provided for information purposes only. Readers are responsible for assessing its relevance and verifying the accuracy of the content. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ADIA will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred in relation to or arising as a result of relying on the information presented here. 

 

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