At a glance

Facts about Eastern Health

(2020-21 fiscal year)

  • Approximately 313,000 people reside in the Eastern Health region.
  • Our annual budget is of about $1.6 CAD billion.
  • Our workforce is composed of approximately:
      • 13,277 employees,
      • 227[1] volunteers contributing a total of 15,467 hours, and
      • 751 physicians, of whom 250 are salaried physicians.
  • We reach over half a million people (527,000) through our tertiary-level programs, some of which are province-wide, as well as through services to the people of Saint Pierre-et-Miquelon.

[1] The majority of volunteer activities for 2020-21 were suspended due to COVID-19.

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Last updated: 2021-10-01