2014 Workforce Data Availability

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August 28, 2014

2013 Medical Laboratory Technologist, Medical Radiation Technologist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist and Pharmacist Data Now Available

August 28, 2014—The Health Workforce Information team at the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is pleased to announce the availability of 2013 workforce data on medical laboratory technologists, medical radiation technologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and pharmacists in Canada.

CIHI currently collects and reports on 27 groups of health care professionals. Data may include information on the education, supply, distribution and/or practice characteristics of a health professional. Collecting and reporting health human resources (HHR) data assists decision-makers in the planning and distribution of health care providers. Data may be of particular value to researchers, health care facilities, regional health authorities, ministries of health and others interested in HHR planning in Canada.

Professional GroupCoverageAvailabilityRecord-Level Availability


While data is reported for all provinces and territories, when available, record-level data collection varies by professional group.

Medical Laboratory TechnologistPan-Canadian19972008 to 2013
Medical Radiation TechnologistPan-Canadian19972008 to 2013
Occupational TherapistPan-Canadian19882006 to 2013
PhysiotherapistPan-Canadian19882006 to 2013
PharmacistPan-Canadian19882006 to 2013

Have a data inquiry or research question?

Contact us through CIHI’s custom data request program or find additional information, including analytical products, methodological guides and metadata, on CIHI’s website.

For more information, please contact

Program Lead, Health Workforce Information
Canadian Institute for Health Information
495 Richmond Road, Suite 600
Ottawa, Ontario K2A 4H6

Phone: 613-241-7860
Fax: 613-241-8120
Email: hhr@cihi.ca

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