• Print

icon podiatry

In 2014, there were 4,316 registered podiatrists, 92% of whom were employed in the podiatry field.


graphic for  6 in 10

6 in 10

(60%) of employed podiatrists were women.


graphic for 1 in 10

Only 1 in 10

(9%) were aged 55 or older. This was a slight increase from 8% in 2011.


graphic for almost all

Almost all

(95%) of employed podiatrists worked in a clinical role. This was a slight increase from 94% in 2011.


graphic for 36 hours

36.2 hours

was the average number of hours worked weekly by podiatrists. This was a slight decrease from 36.6 in 2011.


graphic for podiatry fte

FTE per 100,000 population was 16.1

an increase from 14.3 in 2011.


Source: AIHW National Health Workforce Data Set.

Additional material