See the workforce projections briefs below for nursing, behavioral health, primary care, physicians, and long-term services and support.
Recently Released Projections
The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis (NCHWA) helps public and private organizations understand how changes in population will affect future workforce demands.
What Are the Most Recent Projections Data Available?
NCHWA published the following briefs for November 2022:
- Behavioral health (PDF - 162 KB)
- Long-term services and support (PDF - 160 KB)
- Nursing (PDF - 127 KB)
- Physicians (PDF - 125 KB)
- Primary Care (PDF - 122 KB)
How Does This Data Help?
By estimating supply, demand, and distribution of health care workers, we inform public policy to help prevent shortages and surpluses.
How Do We Make Our Projections?
We project the national supply of and demand for health professions by discipline. We use HRSA’s Health Workforce Simulation Model to do this.
What Are the Projections for Health Workforce Practitioners?
Health Workforce Projections: Certified Nurse Anesthetists (PDF - 190 KB)