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Health PEI by the Numbers

The numbers below provide a snapshot of Health PEI.

Our population statistics
Population of PEI (estimated) 146,447
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Aboriginal Population1 2,225
New immigrants to Canada settled in PEI 1,336
Births 1,428
Deaths 1,338
Prince Edward Island Population Report 2015, PEI Statistics Bureau
1 2011 Population Profile, Statistics Canada
Our staff 
Family Physicians 120
Specialists 100
Residents 10
Nursing (NPs, RNs, LPNs, RCWs & PCWs) staff 1,640
Administration and Management 188
Lab Technicians 171
Secretarial/Clerical 247
Utility Worker/Service Worker 376
Other Health Professionals and Support Staff 990
2014-2015 Annual Report, Health PEI
Our annual statistics
Emergency Visits 92,222
Operative Cases (Acute Care) 3,621
Operative Cases (Day Surgery) 5,670
Admissions (excludes Hillsborough Hospital) 15,471
Average Length of Stay (days) (excludes Hillsborough Hospital) 9.08
Number of Diagnostic Imaging Exams 141,545
Number of Tests Processed by Laboratory Services 2,202,936
Hospital-Based Mental Health Services Inpatients 848
Long-term Care Admissions 272
Long-term Care Beds (public facilities) 598
Long-term Care Public Facilities 9
Number of Clients Served by Home Care 4,192
Admissions to Addiction Services 3,013
Speech Language Pathology Referrals 574
Audiology Referrals 396
Primary Care Health Centre Visits 78,312
Number of Children Received Dental Treatment (Public Health Dental Program) 4,486
Number of Children Participated in the School-Based Prevention Program (Public Health Dental Program) 13,347
2014-2015 Annual Report, Health PEI
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