Health personnel 1981-2015
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Unit
Number/number of inhabitants per employee
Latest update
20160922
Reference time
1981-2015
Creation date
9/20/2016
Source
Directorate of Health
Matrix
HEI04101
Footnotes

Footnotes

The table shows the number of health personnel regardless of whether they work full time or part time.
Occupation
Dentists
Until 2000: The Icelandic Dentists' Association. 2001 and onwards: The Directorate of Health (practicing dentists: all dentists in the Register of Dentists, 70 years and younger at the end of the year and with permanent residence in Iceland).
Physicians and surgeons
Until 2002: The Directorate of Health. Data from inpatient care institutions, health centers and The State Social Security Institute. 2003 and onwards: The Directorate of Health (Physicians licensed to practice in the Register of Physicians, 70 years and younger at the end of the year, with permanent residence in Iceland and registered domicile in Iceland).
Proprietary pharmacists
proprietary pharmacists are also pharmacists and are therefore also included in these numbers.
Social workers
Until 2002: The Directorate of Health. Figures refer to those working in inpatient care institutions and health centres. 2007 and onwards: The Icelandic Association of Social Workers.