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Health PEI by the Numbers

The numbers below provide a snapshot of Health PEI.

Who we serve
Population of PEI (estimated) 145,273
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Aboriginal Population1 2,225
New immigrants to Canada settled in PEI    863
Births 1,440
Deaths 1,287
Prince Edward Island Population Report 2013, PEI Statistics Bureau
1 2011 Population Profile, Statistics Canada
Our people - Working together to serve Islanders
Family Physicians 121
Specialists 102
Residents 10
Nursing (NPs, RNs, LPNs, RCWs & PCWs) staff 1,634
Administration and Management 191
Lab Technicians 218
Secretarial/Clerical 264
Utility Worker/Service Worker 368
Other Health Professionals and Support Staff 992
2012-2013 Annual Report, Health PEI
Annual statistics
Emergency Visits 101,657
Operative Cases (Acute Care) 3,705
Operative Cases (Day Surgery) 6,064
Admissions 15,331
Average Length of Stay (days) 9.47
Number of Diagnostic Imaging Exams 145,004
Number of Tests Processed by Laboratory Services 2,430,755
Hospital-Based Mental Health Services - Inpatient Admissions 1,020
Long-term Care Admissions 206
Long-term Care Beds (public facilities) 575
Long-term Care Public Facilities 9
Number of Clients Served by Home Care 4,649
Admissions to Addiction Services 3,628
Speech Language Pathology Referrals 574
Audiology Referrals 400
Number of Children Received Dental Treatment (Public Health Dental Program) 5,841
Number of Children Participated in the School-Based Prevention Program (Public Health Dental Program) 13,329
2012-2013 Annual Report, Health PEI
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