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Patients Registered at a GP Practice, August 2017

Publication date: 09:30 August 11, 2017


Data for this publication are extracted each month as a snapshot in time from the GP Payments system (Open Exeter) maintained by NHS Digital.

This release is an accurate snapshot as at 1 August 2017.

Since April 2014, geographical references have been taken from 2011 census information and reflect NHS England's health geography structure as at 1 April 2017. GP Practices are matched to Organisational Data Services reference data.

GP Practice; Sustainability and transformation partnership (STP); Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG); NHS England Region and NHS England Commissioning Region level data are released in single year of age (SYOA) and 5-year age bands, both of which finish at 95+, split by gender.

Quarterly publications in January, April, July and October will include Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA) populations and a topic of interest.

Key Facts


  • 58,538,696 patients registered at GP practices on 1 August 2017.
  • 46,155 more registered patients on 1 August 2017 compared to (58,492,541) 1 July 2017.


Date Range: 01 August 2017 to 01 August 2017
Geographical coverage: England

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