Wondering about Singapore’s healthcare employment landscape? Here’s an overview of Singapore’s healthcare jobs statistics.
An overview of Singapore’s healthcare workforce statistics from 2015 to 2017.
Total No. of Doctors1
No. of Specialists
No. of Non-Specialists
Total No. of Nurses/Midwives
No. of Registered Nurses
No. of Enrolled Nurses
No. of Registered Midwives
Total No. of Advanced Practice Nurses2
Total No. of Dentists3
Total No. of Dental Specialists
Total No. of General Dental Practitioners
Total No. of Oral Health Therapists4
Total No. of Pharmacists
Total No. of Optometrists and Opticians5
Total No. of Occupational Therapists6
Total No. of Physiotherapists6
Total No. of Speech Therapists6
Total No. of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Physicians7
Total No. of Acupuncturists8
Notes:1 Includes doctors registered under Temporary Registration for service provision from Year 2010 onwards.
2 Advanced Practice Nurses(APN) are subset of Registered Nurses.
3 Refers to Division I and II dentists.
4 Registration of Oral Health Therapists started in 2008.
5 Optometrists and Opticians were officially registered with the enactment of Optometrists and Opticians Act in 2008.
6 Registration of Allied Health professionals (Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists) started in 2013.
7 Registration of TCM physicians started in 2002.
8 Registration of Acupuncturists started in 2001. Figures refer to those registered only as Acupuncturists.
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Wednesday, November 22, 2023
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