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Table 4 Comparing place of doctor’s qualification between UK medical register and GMC’s performance assessment data

From: Prevalence of GMC performance assessments in the United Kingdom: a retrospective cohort analysis by country of medical qualification

Country Number of registered doctors in 2013
N = 259,642
Absolute change on register since 1996 Percentage change on register since 1996 Total performance assessment cases N = 1111
Bangladesh 874 (0.3%) +253 41%↑ 23 (21%)
Egypt 3215 (1%) +1438 81%↑ 45 (5%)
Germany 3258 (1%) +808 33%↑ 45 (5%)
Greece 3077 (1%) +1791 139%↑ 12 (1%)
India 25,114 (10%) +12361 97%↑ 242 (22%)
Iraq 2326 (0.8%) +1417 156%↑ 30 (3%)
Ireland 4020 (2%) −2689 40%↓ 28 (3%)
Italy 2917 (1%) +1973 209%↑ 14 (1%)
Nigeria 4067 (2%) +3049 300%↑ 47 (4%)
Pakistan 9400 (4%) +6686 246%↑ 61 (5%)
South Africa 5444 (2%) −880 14%↓ 17 (2%)
Sri Lanka 2376 (0.9%) +82 4%↑ 21 (2%)
United Kingdom 164,691 (63%) +39205 31%↑ 332 (30%)
a EU 2004 states 6206 (2%) +5513 796%↑ 33 (3%)
EEA remainder 7715 (3%) +4638 151%↑ 67 (6%)
Rest of the world 14,942 (6%) +1532 11%↑ 70 (6%)
  1. a Cyprus, Czech Rep., Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia