U.S. veterinarians 2022

Total = 124,0691

Female = 82,036
Male = 41,658
Nonbinary = 70
Gender not listed here = 4
Prefer not to answer = 82
No information = 219

U.S. Veterinary Positions (among employed veterinarians)
Definitions of categories below

U.S. veterinarian stats 2022

Companion animal: Primarily delivers care to animals owned for companionship, including exotics
Equine: Primarily delivers care to equids
Food animal: Primarily delivers care to animals raised for food or fiber
Mixed animal: Delivers care across a variety of animal types, including companion, food/fiber and equids on a consistent basis
Laboratory animal: Primarily delivers care to animals used in research and education
Captive wildlife/wildlife
No species contact

Total number of U.S. veterinarians: 124,069
No information provided: 31,194

1Includes active AVMA members (regular, recent graduates, and educational) and nonmembers (excludes nonmembers born prior to 1952 and nonmembers who received their veterinary degree prior to 1978).

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