For the most up to date information on COVID-19 please visit the Department of Health website. Learn more about how the AIHW is assisting the COVID-19 response and how our other work is affected. Our Covid-19 related resources page includes a list of some existing resources which may be useful when researching issues related to COVID-19.
In general, even as the COVID-19 crisis continues, Australians experience good health and have an effective health system. We can see this through a variety of measures:
It can be useful to compare health measures for Australia with those of similar countries. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is comprised of 37 member countries that have developed economies. Compared to other OECD countries:
Explore Australia’s health performance data by National, State & Territory and Primary Health Networks.
For analysis on Australia’s health more broadly, see Australia’s Health 2020
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