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Table 5 Work hours per week and per annum of podiatrists who held an Annual Practising Certificate 2015 to 2019

From: The New Zealand podiatry profession – a workforce in crisis?

Hours worked per week 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 5 year mean (%)
10 h or less per week, n (%) 22 (6) 26 (7) 25 (6) 20 (5) 16 (4) 6
11 to 20 h per week, n (%) 50 (14) 55 (14) 52 (13) 59 (15) 53 (12) 14
21 to 30 h per week, n (%) 58 (16) 58 (15) 50 (13) 60 (15) 71 (16) 15
31 to 40 h per week, n (%) 126 (35) 139 (37) 141 (37) 146 (36) 175 (41) 37
Over 40 h per week, n (%) 77 (22) 83 (22) 92 (24) 107 (26) 102 (24) 23
No response, n (%) 24 (7) 18 (5) 28 (7) 14 (3) 13 (3) 5
Hours worked per annum
 1 to 5 weeks, n (%) 6 (2) 3 (1) 7 (2) 7 (2) 18 (4) 2
 6 to 10 weeks, n (%) 11 (3) 5 (1) 6 (2) 10 (3) 11 (3) 2
 11 to 15 weeks, n (%) 9 (2) 16 (4) 13 (3) 14 (3) 6 (1) 3
 16 to 20 weeks, n (%) 14 (4) 12 (3) 6 (2) 14 (3) 13 (3) 3
 21 to 25 weeks, n (%) 1 (1) 4 (1) 5 (1) 3 (1) 11 (3) 1
 26 to 30 weeks, n (%) 10 (3) 12 (3) 15 (4) 12 (3) 14 (3) 3
 31 to 35 weeks, n (%) 4 (1) 6 (2) 5 (1) 13 (3) 13 (3) 2
 36 to 40 weeks, n (%) 30 (8) 41 (11) 43 (11) 48 (12) 42 (10) 10
 41 to 45 weeks, n (%) 42 (12) 47 (12) 46 (12) 47 (12) 45 (11) 12
 46 to 50 weeks, n (%) 151 (42) 170 (45) 176 (45) 176 (43) 187 (43) 44
 51 to 52 weeks, n (%) 41 (11) 42 (11) 43 (11) 44 (11) 49 (11) 11
No response, n (%) 38 (11) 21 (6) 23 (6) 18 (4) 21 (5) 6
Total Practitioners 357 379 388 406 430