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Table 2 Distribution of Dutch postcode areas and population over classes of expected workload

From: The construction of a decision tool to analyse local demand and local supply for GP care using a synthetic estimation model

  For postcode areas with >1,000 inhabitants (n = 2,773) For postcode areas (n = 2,773) and their surrounding areas
Workload: Annual GP consultation time (min) Postcode areas (%) Inhabitants of the total Dutch population (%) Postcode areas (%) Inhabitants of the total Dutch population (%)
8,000-50,000 21.0 17.9 13.2 8.6
50,000-100,000a 40.0 47.1 62.6 71.5
100,000-150,000 9.4 12.9 7.2 8.6
150,000-300,000 4.4 5.7 2.9 3.0
300,000-500,000 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.4
No GP 24.8 12.7 13.7 4.9
  1. aThe norm workload for a Dutch GP is 74,730 min per year.