Registered Dietitian (RD) and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) By Demographics

As of May 21, 2018
  • Total Registered Dietitians 99,949
 
    By Gender
  • Female
    88,994 (89.0%)
  • Male
    3,761 (3.8%)
  • Not Reported
    7,194 (7.2%)
 
    By Ethnicity
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    23 (0.0%)
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
    311 (0.3%)
  • Asian
    3,920 (3.9%)
  • Black or African American
    2,518 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino
    3,276 (3.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
    1,060 (1.1%)
  • Not Reported
    8,598 (8.6%)
  • Other
    1,131 (1.1%)
  • Prefer not to disclose
    2,196 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races
    628 (0.6%)
  • White
    76,288 (76.3%)
 
    By Area of Practice
  • Business / industry
    963 (1.0%)
  • Clinical nutrition, general
    18,958 (19.0%)
  • Communication / publication
    303 (0.3%)
  • Community nutrition
    7,306 (7.3%)
  • Consultation and private practice
    2,730 (2.7%)
  • Culinary
    132 (0.1%)
  • Diabetes care
    3,288 (3.3%)
  • Education
    3,118 (3.1%)
  • Food and nutrition management / administration
    4,169 (4.2%)
  • Gerontology
    998 (1.0%)
  • Hunger / environmental nutrition
    36 (0.0%)
  • Integrative / functional nutrition
    68 (0.1%)
  • Long-term care
    3,587 (3.6%)
  • Not Reported
    38,297 (38.3%)
  • Nutrition support
    1,193 (1.2%)
  • Oncology
    663 (0.7%)
  • Other
    3,589 (3.6%)
  • Pediatric
    1,779 (1.8%)
  • Policy / advocacy
    52 (0.1%)
  • Renal nutrition
    2,597 (2.6%)
  • Research
    1,155 (1.2%)
  • School nutrition
    1,176 (1.2%)
  • Sports nutrition
    463 (0.5%)
  • Vegetarian nutrition
    13 (0.0%)
  • Weight management
    2,208 (2.2%)
  • Wellness / prevention
    1,108 (1.1%)
 
 

*This data is based on self-reported information provided on the Academy/CDR database.