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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) 146,283
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Aboriginal Population1 2,225
New immigrants to Canada settled in PEI 1,399
Births 1,423
Deaths 1,306
Prince Edward Island Population Report 2014, PEI Statistics Bureau
1 2011 Population Profile, Statistics Canada
Our people - Working together to serve Islanders
Family Physicians 120
Specialists 103
Residents 10
Nursing (NPs, RNs, LPNs, RCWs & PCWs) staff 1,647
Administration and Management 192
Lab Technicians 220
Secretarial/Clerical 264
Utility Worker/Service Worker 369
Other Health Professionals and Support Staff 1,003
2013-2014 Annual Report, Health PEI
Annual statistics
Emergency Visits 95,326
Operative Cases (Acute Care) 3,653
Operative Cases (Day Surgery) 6,483
Admissions (excludes Hillsborough Hospital) 15,287
Average Length of Stay (days) 9.57
Number of Diagnostic Imaging Exams 143,809
Number of Tests Processed by Laboratory Services 2,188,040
Hospital-Based Mental Health Services - Inpatient Admissions 982
Long-term Care Admissions 256
Long-term Care Beds (public facilities) 595
Long-term Care Public Facilities 9
Number of Clients Served by Home Care 4,449
Admissions to Addiction Services 3,402
Speech Language Pathology Referrals 582
Audiology Referrals 484
Number of Children Received Dental Treatment (Public Health Dental Program) 4,535
Number of Children Participated in the School-Based Prevention Program (Public Health Dental Program) 12,761
2013-2014 Annual Report, Health PEI
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