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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) 148,649
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Aboriginal Population1 2,225
New immigrants to Canada settled in PEI 2,008
Births 1,306
Deaths 1,321
Prince Edward Island Population Report 2016, PEI Statistics Bureau
1 2011 Population Profile, Statistics Canada
Our staff 
Family Physicians 120
Specialists 104
Residents 10
Nursing (NPs, RNs, LPNs, RCWs & PCWs) staff 1,725
Administration and Management 200
Lab Technicians 176
Secretarial/Clerical 287
Utility Worker/Service Worker 383
Other Health Professionals and Support Staff 1,093
2015-2016 Annual Report, Health PEI
Our annual statistics
Emergency Visits 93,103
Operative Cases (Acute Care) 3,680
Operative Cases (Day Surgery) 5,604
Admissions (excludes Hillsborough Hospital) 14,978
Average Length of Stay (days) (excludes Hillsborough Hospital) 8.73
Number of Diagnostic Imaging Exams 143,532
Number of Tests Processed by Laboratory Services 2,268,043
Hospital-Based Mental Health Services Inpatients 935
Long-term Care Admissions 244
Long-term Care Beds (public facilities) 598
Long-term Care Public Facilities 9
Number of Clients Served by Home Care 4,213
Admissions to Addiction Services 3,009
Speech Language Pathology Referrals 702
Audiology Referrals 464
Primary Care Health Centre Visits 67,180
Number of Children Received Dental Treatment (Public Health Dental Program) 4,581
Number of Children Participated in the School-Based Prevention Program (Public Health Dental Program) 12,631
2015-2016 Annual Report, Health PEI
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