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Statistics - historic

This page contains historic registration information.


Number of registrants from 1967 - 2016. The annual reports are run from the 1 April, at the start of the financial year.

YEAR AS BS CH CS DT HAD ODP OR OT PA PH PO PYL RA RG SL SW TOTAL
2016 4,026 22,902 12,931 5,663 9,107 2,593 13,052 1,451 38,080 23,992 52,915 1,063 22,604 32,072 - 15,935 91,944 350,330
2015 3,897 22,154 13,121 5,376 8,986 2,442 12,811 1,385 36,272 22,380 51,662 1,005 21,470 30,244 - 15,199 93,341 341,745
2014 3,620 22,640 12,911 5,296 8,528 2,151 12,182 1,379 36,128 21,185 49,685 1,011 20,996 29,786 - 14,992 88,397 330,887
2013 3,429 21,665 13,060 4,851 8,340 1,970 11,852 1,312 33,789 19,955 48,863 944 19,685 29,052 - 13,942 87,843 320,552
2012 3,121 21,886 13,005 4,665 7,782 1,722 10,929 1,286 31,946 17,913 46,516 893 17,845 26,480 - 13,173 - 219,162
2011 3,098 21,690 13,023 4,584 7,731 1,694 10,863 1,286 31,591 17,652 46,618 884 17,557 27,697 - 13,020 - 218,988
2010 2,838 22,522 12,704 4,566 7,267 1,565 10,165 1,305 31,782 16,562 44,695 895 16,869 26,554 - 13,001 - 213,290
2009 2,576 22,381 12,581 4,405 6,700 - 9,587 1,278 30,122 15,019 42,676 877 - 25,318 - 12,169 - 185,689
2008 2,509 21,560 13,055 4,183 6,663 - 9,458 1,239 28,107 13,703 42,490 832 - 23,541 - 11,375 - 178,715
2007 2,332 22,510 12,657 4,241 6,267 - 8,801 1,291 28,756 13,183 40,587 855 - 24,278 - 11,472 - 177,230
2006 2,309 21,322 12,799 3,999 6,260 - 8,538 1,234 26,855 12,343 40,005 816 - 22,164 - 10,725 - 169,369
2005 1,992 21,158 10,741 3,719 5,757 - 7,670 1,277 26,376 11,316 36,978 821 - 22,360 - 10,348 - 160,513
2004 2,048 19,803 10,264 3,450 6,070 - - 1,234 24,191 10,224 36,812 780 - 20,491 - 9,467 - 144,834
2003 1,992 21,895 9,013 3,408 5,782 - - 1,328 24,576 9,334 35,643 786 - 21,484 - 8,900 - 144,141
2002 1,903 21,541 8,810 3,323 5,469 - - 1,304 23,238 8,778 34,035 763 - 20,655 - 8,035 - 137,854
2001 1,787 21,390 8,673 3,311 5,217 - - 1,303 22,197 8,892 31,235 748 - 20,073 - 7,303 - 132,129
2000 1,455 21,174 8,447 - 4,999 - - 1,287 21,006 - 30,602 734 - 19,696 - - - 109,400
1999 - 21,000 8,262 - 4,690 - - 1,263 19,692 - 29,313 699 - 19,067 - - - 103,986
1998 - 20,804 7,963 - 4,454 - - 1,243 18,502 - 27,975 - - 18,511 - - - 99,452
1997 - 20,910 7,782 - 4,267 - - 1,206 17,716 - 26,569 - - 18,271 - - - 96,721
1996 - 21,008 7,624 - 4,003 - - 1,169 16,504 - 26,264 - - 18,003 - - - 94,575
1995 - 20,963 7,401 - 3,853 - - 1,109 15,297 - 26,072 - - 17,429 - - - 92,124
1994 - 21,069 7,270 - 3,640 - - 1,104 14,340 - 25,259 - - 17,171 - - - 89,853
1993 - 20,830 7,111 - 3,472 - - 1,092 13,702 - 23,757 - - 16,846 - - - 86,810
1992 - 20,832 6,896 - 3,307 - - 1,074 12,952 - 23,260 - - 16,563 - - - 84,884
1991 - 20,724 6,737 - 3,150 - - 1,071 12,026 - 22,445 - - 16,302 - - - 82,455
1990 - 21,052 6,555 - 3,012 - - 1,044 11,327 - 22,020 - - 16,111 - - - 81,121
1989 - 20,567 6,358 - 2,827 - - 1,028 10,665 - 21,168 - - 15,594 - - - 78,207
1988 - 20,446 6,159 - 2,668 - - 1,000 9,915 - 20,376 - - 15,165 - - - 75,729
1987 - 20,011 5,995 - 2,526 - - 963 9,238 - 19,366 - - 14,690 - - - 72,789
1986 - 19,406 5,789 - 2,352 - - 948 8,559 - 18,900 - - 14,209 - - - 70,163
1985 - 19,138 5,599 - 2,188 - - 935 7,890 - 17,758 - - 13,816 678 - - 68,002
1984 - 17,950 5,513 - 2,085 - - 898 7,256 - 16,748 - - 13,637 580 - - 64,667
1983 - 17,170 5,345 - 2,011 - - 880 6,746 - 15,885 - - 13,233 534 - - 61,804
1982 - 16,176 5,215 - 2,012 - - 859 6,262 - 15,234 - - 13,116 513 - - 59,387
1981 - 15,586 5,169 - 1,876 - - 839 5,970 - 14,678 - - 12,720 502 - - 57,340
1980 - 14,786 5,081 - 1,778 - - 804 5,537 - *15,510 - - *13,539 *523 - - 57,558
1979 - 14,236 5,116 - 1,742 - - 813 5,357 - *15,228 - - *13,001 447 - - 55,940
1978 - 13,556 4,995 - 1,602 - - 770 5,064 - 13,418 - - 11,492 424 - - 51,321
1977 - 12,774 4,964 - 1,475 - - 757 4,800 - 12,786 - - 11,245 403 - - 49,204
1976 - 12,050 4,976 - 1,391 - - 796 4,652 - 12,614 - - 12,037 386 - - 48,902
1975 - 11,083 4,879 - 1,249 - - 780 4,367 - 12,410 - - 10,639 381 - - 45,788
1974 - 10,185 4,847 - 1,147 - - 730 4,036 - 11,936 - - 9,729 362 - - 42,972
1973 - 9,526 4,809 - 1,060 - - 689 3,824 - 11,480 - - 9,376 346 - - 41,110
1972 - 8,830 4,745 - 1,000 - - 660 3,620 - 10,984 - - 8,646 341 - - 38,826
1971 - 7,918 4,657 - 930 - - 620 3,359 - 10,611 - - 8,171 322 - - 36,588
1970 - 7,060 4,631 - 848 - - 611 3,155 - 10,216 - - 7,760 313 - - 34,594
1969 - 6,382 4,604 - 764 - - 613 2,984 - 9,808 - - 7,459 315 - - 32,929
1968 - 6,024 4,578 - 717 - - 546 2,808 - 9,456 - - 7,131 317 - - 31,577
1967 - 5,596 4,530 - 670 - - 261 2,627 - 9,171 - - 6,617 315 - - 29,787
YEAR AS BS CH CS DT HAD ODP OR OT PA PH PO PYL RA RG SL SW TOTAL


Key
:

  • AS: Arts therapists
  • BS Biomedical scientists (previously 'Medical laboratory scientific officers')
  • CH: Chiropodists
  • CS: Clinical scientists
  • DT: Dietitians
  • HAD: Hearing aid dispensers
  • ODP: Operating department practitioners
  • OR: Orthoptists
  • OT: Occupational therapists
  • PA: Paramedics
  • PH: Physiotherapists
  • PO: Prosthetics and orthotists
  • PYL: Practitioner psychologists
  • RA: Radiographers
  • RG: Remedial gymnasts
  • SL: Speech and language therapists
  • SW: Social workers in England

* Due to technical difficulties at the time, these figures were later adjusted down to take into account late removals from the register.

  • 1967-2002 - Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine (CPSM)
  • 2004-2012 - Health Professions Council (HPC)
  • 2012 to date - Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)



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