Wednesday, 11 September 2013
Allied health workforce 2012 (AIHW)
Allied health workforce 2012 outlines the workforce characteristics of 11 allied health professions for 2011 and 2012. In 2012, more than 4 in 5 registered practitioners were actively employed in their profession (from 76.2% for psychologists to 92.3% for podiatrists). For most professions there were more women than men employed. The average working week for employed practitioners ranged from 31.8 hours for Chinese medicine practitioners to 40.5 hours for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners.