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
12011 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


Published date: 
March 1, 2016
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General Inquiries

Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-6130
Fax: (902) 368-6136

Your Health Privacy

Media Inquiries
Phone: (902) 368-6135

Health PEI Board of Directors
Phone: (902) 368-4637

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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