Registration Totals at a Glance

Current Registrants By Category and Class as of June 1, 2022

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CategoryClassNumber of Registrants
RN General 114,938
Non-Practising 10,936
Extended (NP) 4,463
RPN General 61,015
Non-Practising 3,749

RNs: Registered Nurses
RPNs: Registered Practical Nurses
NPs: Nurse Practitioners  

 

Current Registrants in the Extended Class by Specialty as of June 1, 2022

All NPs have one or more specialty certificates. The following table shows the number of NPs by specialty certificate as of June 1, 2022.

NP Specialty
Number of Registrants
NP-Primary Health Care 3,474
NP-Adult 743
NP-Paediatrics 270

The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) has the authority to register NPs in the Anaesthesia specialty. We currently have no one registered in this category.

 

New Registrants

New Registrants are individuals who registered with CNO for the first time after successfully meeting the nursing registration requirements. Nurses may register at any time throughout the year.

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New Registrants by Category and Class

The following table shows the number of new registrants in each class from January 1, 2022 to June 1, 2022 and the number of new registrants in each class for the month of May.

CategoryClassNew Registrants (YTD)New Registrants (May)
RN General 3,113 561
RN Extended (NP) 97 15
RPN General 3,289 516

 

New Registrants by Location of Education

The following table shows the number of new registrants by location of education from January 1, 2022 to June 1, 2022 and the number of new registrants by location and education for the month of May.

Location of EducationNew Registrants (YTD)New Registrants (May)
Ontario 2,608 342
Other Canadian provinces or territories 366 56
International 3,525 694

For more information on how CNO collects statistical information, see www.cno.org/statisticalreports.

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