Table 2

Demographics by specialty

General surgeryTrauma and orthopaedicsPlastic surgeryUrologyNeurosurgeryEar, Nose & ThroatMaxillofacialCardiothoracicPaediatric
Age at ARCP (median, IQR)35 (33–38)33 (30–36)36 (33–38)35 (32–37)34 (31–37)36 (33–38)38 (36 to 41)37 (33–40)35 (33–38)
Sex (M:F)1780:850 (68%)2130:380 (85%)435:215 (67%)535:185 (74%)415:100 (81%)295:110 (73%)240:55 (81%)225:55 (80%)115:110 (51%)
PMQ region
 UK2035 (78%)2060 (82%)540 (83%)545 (75%)380 (74%)305 (75%)250 (69%)175 (62%)175 (79%)
 EEA90 (3%)70 (3%)40 (6%)30 (4%)50 (10%)25 (6%)30 (8%)35 (12%)15 (6%)
 IMG495 (19%)380 (15%)70 (11%)145 (21%)85 (16%)80 (19%)85 (23%)70 (26%)35 (15%)
  • Numbers rounded to the nearest 5 or 0 as per HESA so may not equal 100%.

  • ARCP, Annual Review of Competency Progression; EEA, European Economic Area; HESA, Higher Education Statistics Agency; IMG, International Medical Graduates; PMQ, place of medical qualification.