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Dental Earnings and Expenses, England and Wales - 2011-12Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 22 Aug 2013
- Geographic Coverage:
- England, Wales
- Geographical Granularity:
- Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Regions
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2011 to 31 Mar 2012
Dental Earnings and Expenses, England and Wales, 2011-12, provides a detailed study of the earnings and expenses of full and part time self-employed primary care dentists who carried out some NHS work in England or Wales during 2011-12. The results are presented for Providing-Performer dentists (those who held a contract with a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board and also performed dental services) and for Performer Only dentists (those who performed dental services but did not hold such a contract). This report was produced by the Health and Social Care Information Centre and Dental Working Group.
- Average taxable income (gross earnings less total expenses) from NHS and private dentistry for Providing-Performer dentists was £112,800, compared to £61,800 for Performer Only dentists. For all self-employed primary care dentists (that is, Providing-Performer and Performer Only dentists) this figure was £74,400.
- Average gross earnings (total earnings from self-employment before the deduction of expenses) for Providing-Performer dentists were £358,400, compared to £96,200 for Performer Only dentists.
- Average total expenses (business expenses allowable for tax purposes) for Providing-Performer dentists were £245,600, compared to £34,500 for Performer Only dentists.