Australia's health: topic summaries


Australia’s health: topic summaries present key information and statistics on 60+ different health topics. They cover a broad range of health conditions, factors that can influence our health, and aspects of Australia’s health system. Together, these summaries provide a comprehensive coverage of statistics for understanding health in Australia, and provide links to more information.

Australia’s health: topic summaries are a component of the 3-part product suite forming Australia’s health. The suite also includes:


The topic summaries are organised under the 5 domains of health status, health system, determinants of health, health of population groups and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Expand the boxes below to see the summaries under each domain.

Explore Australia's health topic summaries

Explore the health status, determinants of health and use of health services that are specific to the First Nations population.

For the latest versions of Australia’s health: topic summaries, including interactive content, use the links above.

For a summary of the state of health in Australia today, see Australia’s health 2024: in brief.

Download a point-in-time compilation of the Australia’s health topic summaries (web pages), as at 2 July 2024: Australia's health 2024: topic summaries [PDF 37.7MB]