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Dental Earnings and Expenses, Northern Ireland - 2010-11

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Northern Ireland
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Regional health body
Date Range:
01 Apr 2010 to 31 Mar 2011



Dental Earnings and Expenses - Northern Ireland - 2010-11 provides a detailed study of the earnings and expenses of full and part time self-employed General Dental Services dentists who were registered as holding a Dental Surgeon number to provide Health Service dentistry in Northern Ireland in 2010/11.

Where possible, the results are presented for Principal Dentists (those who are owners, directors, or partners of a dental practice) and for Associate Dentists (those who are self-employed and enter into an agreement with a Principal Dentist, that is neither partnership nor employment).

This report was produced by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, and The Dental Working Group.


Key Facts

  • Average taxable income (gross earnings less expenses) for Principal Dentists was £114,200, and for Associate Dentists, £59,400. For all self-employed dentists, this was £78,900.
  • Average gross earnings (total earnings from self-employment before the deduction of expenses) for Principal Dentists were £331,000, and for Associate Dentists, £96,200.
  • Average expenses (business expenses allowable for tax purposes) for Principal Dentists were £216,800, and for Associate Dentists, £36,900.


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