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Table 2 Number of Canadian-educated and foreign-educated physicians by province/territory, Canada, 2004

From: Managing health professional migration from sub-Saharan Africa to Canada: a stakeholder inquiry into policy options

  Foreign-trained Domestically-trained % foreign-trained
Newfoundland and Labrador 393 557 41%
Prince Edward Island 33 165 17%
Nova Scotia 560 1432 28%
New Brunswick 281 976 22%
Quebec 1758 14 366 11%
Ontario 5272 16 783 24%
Manitoba 537 1369 28%
Saskatchewan 793 728 52%
Alberta 1549 4350 26%
British Columbia 2244 6008 27%
Yukon Territory 17 34 33%
Northwest Territories 13 38 25%
Nunavut 2 5 29%
Canada total 13 453 46 811 22%
  1. Source: CIHI, Southam Medical Database. Supply, Distribution and Migration of Canadian Physicians, 2004, Ottawa, CIHI, 2005, pp. 35–48. Available at http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiwebproducts/SupDistandMigCanPhysic_2004_e.pdf. Figures represent physicians in family medicine and specialists.