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Statistiques nationales

The following is a compilation of the licensed pharmacists, licensed pharmacy technicians and accredited pharmacies in Canada as of January 1, 2017:

 

 

2017

Total Licensed Pharmacists

42,584

Total Licensed Pharmacy Technicians

7,339

Pharmacies*:  
Community Pharmacies

10,094

In-patient hospital pharmacies, if licensed by Regulatory Authority.

478

Total Licensed Pharmacies

10,572

 

*Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut and Québec do not license pharmacies; figures are captured in this data for information purposes only.

 

Provincial/Territorial Statistics - PHARMACISTS

 

Pharmacists (as of January 1, 2017)

 

 

Jurisdiction Pharmacists practising in community Pharmacists practising in hospital Pharmacists in other settings Total licensed pharmacists
Alberta

N/A

N/A

N/A

5,385

British Columbia

3,838

931

1,083

5,852

Manitoba

1,027

343

85

1,490

New Brunswick

732

160

12

904

Newfoundland and Labrador

531

118

41

690

Northwest Territories

46

5

0

50

Nova Scotia

1,050

167

73

1,290

Nunavut

11

1

0

37

Ontario

11,080

2,314

1,080

15,715

Prince Edward Island

142

31

17

190

Québec

6,850

1,569

444

9,310

Saskatchewan

1,138

274

217

1,629

Yukon

27

7

1

42

Canadian Forces*

79

0

21

100 

CANADA

26,472

5,920

3,053

42,584

 

 *Note: Pharmacists within the Canadian Forces are licensed provincially and therefore their statistics are already included in the jurisdiction where they hold their licence. These figures do not alter the total number of pharmacists practicing in Canada. This data is posted for information only.

 

Provincial/Territorial Statistics - PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

 

Pharmacy Technicians* (as of January 1, 2017)

  

 

Jurisdiction Total licensed pharmacy technicians
Alberta

1,384

British Columbia

1,400

Manitoba

0

New Brunswick

38

Newfoundland and Labrador

14

Northwest Territories

0

Nova Scotia

121

Nunavut

0

Ontario

4,286

Prince Edward Island

14

Quebec

0

Saskatchewan

82

Yukon

0

Canadian Forces

0

CANADA

7,339

 

 

*Pharmacy technicians are not regulated in all Canadian jurisdictions at this time. This data reflects the number of pharmacy technicians who are licensed and regulated by a pharmacy regulatory authority.

 

Provincial/Territorial Statistics - PHARMACIES

 

Pharmacies* (as of January 1, 2017)

 

 

Jurisdiction Community pharmacies In-patient hospital pharmacies, if licensed by Regulatory Authority.
Alberta

1,223

113 have voluntarily registered with ACP

British Columbia

1,301

70

Manitoba

385

36

New Brunswick

222

13

Newfoundland and Labrador

195

17

Northwest Territories*

10

3

Nova Scotia

303

0

Nunavut*

6

1

Ontario

4,150

                                     225                                    
Prince Edward Island

51

0

Quebec*

1,896

0

Saskatchewan

352

0

Yukon*

N/A

N/A

Canadian Forces**

26

0

CANADA

10,094

478

 

* Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut and Québec do not license pharmacies; figures are captured within this data for information purposes only.

**Note: Pharmacies within the Canadian Forces are licensed federally (not provincially) therefore the statistics are not part of the cumulative total included in the above table. These figures do not alter the total number of pharmacies in Canada. This data is posted for information only.