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The Dental Council collects workforce data from all oral health practitioners during its annual practising renewal process. The data is analysed and workforce reports are published.
The workforce reports are used by stakeholders to inform inquiries about the oral health workforce composition, identifying workforce trends, and to plan workforce development.
The following reports contain data on oral health practitioners in New Zealand. The statistics reported are based on Council's annual workforce survey and the dental register.
Workforce analysis 2013-2015 (includes updated 2012 demographic data)
Workforce analysis 2011/12
Workforce analysis 2010/11
Workforce analysis 2009
Workforce analysis 2008
Workforce analysis 2007
Workforce analysis 2005
Workforce analysis 2003