Statistics

The section contains statistical information pertaining to professional conduct and practice assessment outcomes, as well as select membership data for 2016.

Membership | New Members | Members Employed in Nursing


Membership in the General & Extended Classes

The following membership statistics are taken from the data published in CNO’s Membership Statistics Report 2016. For compete statistical data, visit CNO’s website.

Total membership

2014 2015 2016
RN 104,298 104,401 104,140
RPN 42,018 44,195 46,888
NP 2,362 2,567 2,822
Total 148,678 151,163 153,850

Employment status

RN 2014 2015 2016
Employed in nursing 97,217 97,292 97,474
In Ontario 95,787 96,007 96,004
Employed in non-nursing only 829 831 662
On leave 2,508 2,450 2,082
Not employed 3,738 3,828 3,922
Not specified 6 0 0
Total 104,298 104,401 104,140

RPN 2014 2015 2016
Employed in nursing 37,560 39,402 41,881
In Ontario 37,284 39,111 41,506
Employed in non-nursing only 1,080 1,239 1,344
On leave 1,133 1,133 1,056
Not employed 2,242 2,421 2,607
Not specified 3 0 0
Total 42,018 44,195 46,888

NP 2014 2015 2016
Employed in nursing 2,250 2,449 2,698
In Ontario 2,209 2,407 2,657
Employed in non-nursing only 6 4 3
On leave 61 73 63
Not employed 45 41 58
Total 2,362 2,567 2,822



Members employed in nursing in Ontario

Overall working status

2014 2015 2016

RN

#
%
#
%
#
%
Full-time 63,544 66.3 63,669 66.3 63,591 66.2
Part-time 25,114 26.2 25,237 26.3 25,239 26.3
Casual 7,129 7.4 7,101 7.4 7,174 7.5
Total 95,787 100 96,007 100 96,004 100

2014 2015 2016

RPN

#
%
#
%
#
%
Full-time 20,836 55.9 21,550 55.1 22,478 54.2
Part-time 13,136 35.2 13,962 35.7 15,084 36.3
Casual 3,312 8.9 3,597 9.2 3,944 9.5
Total 37,284 100 39,111 100 41,506 100

2014 2015 2016
NP # % # % # %
Full-time 1,827 82.7 1,961 81.5 2,133 80.3
Part-time 337 15.3 384 16.0 458 17.2
Casual 45 2.0 62 2.6 66 2.5
Total 2,209 100 2,407 100 2,657 100


Employment sector

Number of positions held by members employed in nursing in Ontario by employment sector

2014 2015 2016
RN # % # % # %
Hospital 68,322 60.8 68,607 60.9 68,844 61.0
Community 22,647 20.1 22,602 20.1 22,548 20.0
Long-term care 10,139 9.0 10,135 9.0 10,141 9.0
Other 11,303 10.1 11,347 10.1 11,279 10.0
Total 112,411 100 112,691 100 112,812 100

2014 2015 2016

RPN

# % # % # %
Hospital 17,395 38.0 17,737 37.0 18,431 36.3
Community 8,423 18.4 9,278 19.3 10,135 19.9
Long-term care 17,841 39.0 18,652 38.9 19,676 38.7
Other 2,083 4.6 2,314 4.8 2,563 5.0
Total 45,742 100 47,981 100 50,805 100

2014 2015 2016
NP # % # % # %
Hospital 1,077 37.5 1,169 37.1 1,277 36.5
Community 1,451 50.6 1,574 50.0 1,754 50.1
Long-term care 80 2.8 97 3.1 114 3.3
Other 261 9.1 309 9.8 356 10.2
Total 2,869 100 3,149 100 3,501 100


New members

New members are individuals who have registered with CNO after successfully meeting the requirements for nursing in Ontario. Individuals may become new members at any point in 2016.

Registered Nurses (RNs)

Number of new RN by location of initial nursing education

2014 2015 2016
 
#
%
#
%
#
%
Ontario 3,974 84.2 3,332 82.3 3,966 85
Other Canadian jurisdiction 321 6.8 331 8.2 367 7.9
International 423 9.0 387 9.6 335 7.2
Total 4,718 100 4,050 100 4,668 100

Location of nursing education: Top 5 countries International RN new members

2016
# %
India 167 49.9
United States 43 12.8
Philippines 22 6.6
Jamaica 22 6.6
Iran 8 2.4
Other countries 73 21.8
Total 335 100

Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs)

Number of new RPN by location of initial nursing education

2014 2015 2016
 
#
%
#
%
#
%
Ontario 3,460 75.8 3,643 73.5 3,319 75.4
Other Canadian jurisdiction 88 1.9 77 1.6 105 2.4
International 1,019 22.3 1,239 25.0 977 22.2
Total 4,567 100 4,959 100 4,401 100

Location of nursing education: Top 5 countries International RPN new members

2016
# %
India 496 50.8
Philippines 381 39.0
Iran 16 1.6
Pakistan 10 1.0
Nigeria 8 0.8
Other countries 66 6.8
Total 977 100