Australia's health: topic summaries

Overview

Australia’s health: topic summaries present easily digestible, interactive information on 63 different health topics. They cover information on 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.

The topic summaries are organised under the 5 domains of health status, determinants of health, health system, health of population groups and Indigenous health. Click on the domain boxes below to see all the summaries under that domain.

Australia’s health: topic summaries are part of the 3-part product suite forming Australia’s health 2022. The suite also includes the PDF reports: Australia’s health 2022: data insights and Australia’s health 2022: in brief.

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A person’s health and wellbeing is influenced by individual, societal and socioeconomic factors. These topic summaries focus on these ‘determinants of health’, which can affect the health of individuals and communities.

These topic summaries present information on the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as the determinants of health and use of health services that are specific to the Indigenous population

For the most up to date information on COVID-19 please visit the Department of Health website.

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

See Australia’s health 2022: in brief for a holistic picture of health in Australia. It is a summary of key findings from the Australia’s health: topic summaries and Australia’s health 2022: data insights.

Download a point-in-time compilation of the Australia’s health topic summaries (web pages), as at 7 July 2022: Download all snapshots (PDF, 11.5 MB)