How much Medicare revenue does the average GP generate?

The Medicare revenue generated by the average, full-time GP rose by just 1.5% in the past financial year to $338,524, health department figures show.

Released Tuesday, the figures are based on the revenue generated by GPs who worked between 211 and 280 days in 2015/16.

Between 2011/12 and 2012/13, Medicare revenue for these doctors rose by 3.7% (see box).

But the annual increases have generally been falling over subsequent financial years — by 1.9%,