Hours worked per week

Average Hours Worked per Week (excluding on-call)

  Overall Females Males Under 35 35 - 44 45 - 54 55 - 64 65+
Number of respondents 3285 932 2353 323 1090 1013 587 272
Direct patient care 36.2 31.7 38.0 38.3 36.3 37.0 36.7 29.4
Health facility committees 1.3 1.1 1.4 0.9 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.1
Managing your practice 2.0 1.8 2.1 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.8
Other patient care (charting, phone calls, etc.) 4.5 5.3 4.2 5.2 5.1 4.3 3.9 3.6
Research 1.6 1.3 1.8 0.7 2.0 1.7 1.4 1.3
Administration 2.2 1.8 2.4 0.9 1.9 3.0 2.8 1.3
Teaching 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.0 1.7 1.5 1.6 0.8
Continuing Medical Education 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.1 2.9
Other 1.1 0.9 1.2 0.5 1.0 1.2 1.6 1.4
Total1 53.4 48.2 55.5 52.3 54.2 54.9 54.7 43.6
Notes:
1. Does not include those reporting more than 105 hours per week (excluding on-call).


Average Hours Worked per Week (excluding on-call)

  GP/FP Med Spec Surg Spec Rural Urban
Number of respondents 1681 1148 456 288 2997
Direct patient care 36.8 34.0 39.8 37.1 36.1
Health facility committees 1.1 1.6 1.7 1.2 1.4
Managing your practice 2.0 1.9 2.3 2.0 2.0
Other (charting, phone calls, etc.) 5.2 3.8 3.9 4.8 4.5
Research 0.7 3.0 1.6 0.4 1.7
Administration 1.6 3.3 2.0 1.1 2.4
Teaching 0.8 2.2 2.1 0.8 1.5
Continuing Medical Education 3.0 3.0 2.5 2.8 2.9
Other 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.8 1.2
Total1 52.1 54.0 57.0 51.0 53.7
Notes:
1. Does not include those reporting more than 105 hours per week (excluding on-call).