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In 2014, there were 1,223 registered dental prosthetists, 92% of whom were employed in the dental prosthetist field


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About 1 in 6

(14%) of employed dental prosthetists were women, about the same as in 2011.


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1 in 3

(35%) were aged 55 or older, an increase from 31% in 2011.


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9 in 10

(95%) of employed dental prosthetists worked in a clinical role, an increase from 89% in 2011.


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38.8 hours

was the average number of hours worked weekly by dental prosthetists. This was a decrease from 42.7 in 2011.


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FTE per 100,000 population was 4.9

a decrease from 5.3 in 2011.


Source: AIHW National Health Workforce Data Set.

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