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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Local health board comparisons of GP workforce by year
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Click here to sortGPs per 10,000 populationClick here to sortWhole time equivalent GPs per 10,000 populationClick here to sortFemale practitioners as a percentage GP workforceClick here to sortPercentage of GP workforce aged 55 and overClick here to sortPercentage of partnerships with one partner
Wales[Expand]Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board5.8..
[Expand]Powys Teaching Local Health Board7.7..52.925.55.9
[Expand]Hywel Dda University Local Health Board5.8..
[Expand]Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Local Health Board6.3..53.718.27.0
[Expand]Cwm Taf University Local Health Board5.8..53.520.921.4
[Expand]Aneurin Bevan University Local Health Board6.4..58.021.512.7
[Expand]Cardiff & Vale University Local Health Board6.3..57.422.30.0


Local Health Board comparisons of GP workforce by year

Last update
26 April 2018 26 April 2018

Next update
March 2019

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 2
Mid-year population estimates, Office for National Statistics

Contact email

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Languages covered
English only

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description
The information here shows data on the number/proportion of general practitioners in Wales.

Data collection and calculation
The data is provided by the NHS Digital, who collect data for Wales using the Exeter database. This database is a computerised payment system of General Medical Practitioners (GMPs) who are in contract with Local Health Boards.

Whole time Equivalent figures have been omitted since 2015 following concerns expressed by users about data quality. Whole time Equivalent figures will be published once the issue has been fully investigated and resolved. Headcount figures are unaffected.

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
At 1 October before 2000 and for 2009, otherwise 30 September.

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per given weblink.

Rounding applied

Revisions information
Data prior to the last period covered have been revised.

Statistical quality
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per given weblink.

General medical practitioner; GMP; General practitioner; GPs; GP workforce; workforce; Registered patients