​Facts and figures

We regularly produce facts and figures about our work and organisation.

If you are unable to find the information you need in this sec​tion, please try searching pages related to the topic you're interested in such as hearings or standards.

You can also contact us if you have a specific query. 

Annual reports

Annual reports contain information about:

  • Registers:  e.g. number and type of registrants, whether new registrants qualified overseas or in the UK.

  • Fitness to practise and hearings: e.g. numbers of complaints, sources, themes of complaint at hearings

  • Finance 

Gender pay gap

The GDC is committed to promoting equality; valuing diversity; being inclusive and meeting our equality duties. As part of the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017, the GDC are required to publish information on our gender pay gap.

You can download the full Gender pay gap report (329.2 KB, PDF) for more information

​Performance reports to Council

Council meetings receive a quarterly report detailing the GDC's performance. This includes information about:

  • Registers: e.g. how many dental professionals have joined or left the registers, whether new registrants qualified overseas or in the UK

  • Quality assurance: e.g. how many education inspections we have carried out

  • Fitness to practise and hearings: e.g. volume of cases/hearings

  • Dental Complaints Service: e.g. numbers of complaints received and resolved.

Performance reports can be downloaded from Council meeting papers for:

Registrant reports

We run these reports every month. They can be found on our Who we regulate page and show:

  • Total number of registrants

  • Types of registrants - including breakdown by England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland by the registered address

  • Numbers of dentists on specialist lists.​​

Research and consultations

You may also find useful information in the research we have carried out.​​​​​​​



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