Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Technical notes
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Medical practitioners in Australia
      • 1.2 National registration of medical practitioners
      • 1.3 Medical Workforce Survey
      • 1.4 Additional information
    • 2 Registered medical practitioners
      • 2.1 At a glance
      • 2.2 Workforce status
    • 3 Medical practitioners employed in medicine in Australia
      • 3.1 Age and sex
      • 3.2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical practitioners
      • 3.3 Field of medicine
        • Clinicians
        • General practitioners
        • Hospital non-specialists
        • Specialists
        • Specialists-in-training
        • Non-clinicians
        • Specialty of practice
      • 3.4 Country of first medical qualification
      • 3.5 Work setting
      • 3.6 Working hours
        • Sex
        • Age
        • Work setting
        • States and territories
        • Remoteness areas
        • Employment sector
    • 4 Supply of medical practitioners
      • 4.1 Overall supply
      • 4.2 Supply of employed clinicians
    • 5 Geographic profile of employed medical practitioners
      • 5.1 Remoteness areas of Australia
        • Major cities
        • Inner regional areas
        • Outer regional areas
        • Remote and Very remote areas
      • 5.2 States and territories of Australia
    • 6 Sources of new entrants and re-entrants to the medical workforce
      • 6.1 Medical practitioner training
      • 6.2 Medical practitioners not employed in medicine
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Explanatory notes on Medical Workforce 2011 data sources
      • A.1 National Health Workforce Data Set: medical practitioners
        • Background
      • A.2 National Registration and Accreditation Scheme registration data
        • Scope and coverage
        • Data issues
      • A.3 Medical Workforce Survey
        • Scope and coverage
        • Estimation procedures
          • Imputation: estimation for item non-response
          • Weighting: estimation for population non-response
        • Response rate
        • Data issues
          • Sample
          • Survey design
          • Data structure
      • A.4 Data inconsistencies between survey and registration data
      • A.5 Comparison with previous AIHW Medical Labour Force Survey data
        • Differences between the 2011 questionnaire and surveys in previous years
          • Question 2—Temporary resident status and visa category number
          • Questions 3 to 5—Employment
          • Question 10—Principal area of main job in medicine
          • Question 11—Work setting of main job in medicine
          • Question 12—Number of years worked in medicine in Australia
          • Question 13—Number of years practitioner intends to remain in the medical workforce
    • Appendix B: 2011 medical practitioner registration numbers from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
    • Appendix C: Additional information available from the AIHW website
      • Tables
      • Workforce Survey questionnaire
      • User guide for the NHWDS: medical practitioners 2011
    • Appendix D: Population estimates
    • Appendix E: Data Quality Statement: National Health Workforce Data Set: medical practitioners 2011
      • Summary of key issues
      • Description
      • Institutional environment
      • Accessibility
      • Interpretability
      • Relevance
        • Scope and coverage
      • Accuracy
        • Response rates and mode
          • Registration data from the NRAS
          • Workforce Survey 2011 sample
          • Workforce Survey 2011 design
          • Inconsistencies between workforce survey and registration data
          • Structure and format of data items
        • Coherence
          • Workforce Survey 2011—coherence with previous data
          • Workforce Survey 2011—coherence with other data sources
    • Glossary  
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes