Human resources in selected medical professions based on administrative sources in 2022

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The study is the result of an analysis of administrative sources, including registers, in relation to four medical professions: doctors, dentists, nurses and midwives[1]. It showcases the resulting statistical data for the resources of the medical staff, as well as methodological information describing the assumptions of the method based only on several administrative sources obtained by official, public statistics.

In 2022, the number of doctors working directly with patients was 132,527, dentists – 35,016, nurses – 215,064 and midwives – 28,534.


[1] The presented data include: doctors and dentists (of any gender), as well as nurses and midwives (of any gender) residing in Poland.