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3.12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce

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Data tables: 3.12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce
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List of tables in measure 3.12


  • Table D3.12.1: Number and percentage of registered practitioners employed in their field by profession and Indigenous status, Australia, 2017

  • Table D3.12.2: Employed health professionals by Indigenous status, sex and profession, Australia, 2017

  • Table D3.12.3: Employed health professionals by Indigenous status, age group and profession, Australia, 2017

  • Table D3.12.4: Employed health professionals by Indigenous status, state/territory and profession, Australia, 2017

  • Table D3.12.5: Employed health professionals by Indigenous status, remoteness area and profession, Australia, 2017

  • Table D3.12.6: Employed medical practitioners, Indigenous status, state and territory, 2017

  • Table D3.12.7: Employed medical practitioners, Indigenous status, 2006 to 2017

  • Table D3.12.8: Employed medical practitioners, Indigenous status by age group, 2017

  • Table D3.12.9: Employed nurses and midwives, division and Indigenous status, state and territory, 2017

  • Table D3.12.10: Employed nurses and midwives, Indigenous status, 2011 to 2017

  • Table D3.12.11: Employed nurses and midwives, Indigenous status by age group, 2017

  • Table D3.12.12: Employed persons aged 15+, by health-related occupation and Indigenous status, Australia, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016

  • Table D3.12.13: Employed persons aged 15+ in health workforce, by state/territory and Australia, 2006, 2011 and 2016

  • Table D3.12.14: Employed persons aged 15+ in health workforce, by Indigenous status, age and sex, Australia, 2016

  • Table D3.12.15: Number and proportion of employed FTE staff at Indigenous primary health-care organisations, by position type, type of organisation and Indigenous status, 2017–18

Data sources

  • Census of Population and Housing
  • National Health Workforce Data Set
  • Online Services Report Data Collection

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