About this release
This release by Public Health Scotland shows a data visualisation of a range of GP practice demographics data, broken down at practice, HSCP, NHS Board and Scotland level. The most recent data presented are up to 31 December 2021.
The visualisation shows practice list sizes broken down by age, sex and deprivation (Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation). It also highlights changes in practice populations between quarters, the number of patients registered in the last year and patients living in care homes.
- As at 31 December 2021, there were 5,844,728 registered patients in Scotland.
- The number of registered patients in Scotland has increased by 1% over the past two years.
For trend analysis of the GP workforce and practice list sizes please see the annual GP Workforce and Practice List Sizes publication (external website).
Lists of all GPs and practices in Scotland are updated quarterly on the General Practice web page (external website).
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