Good health is very important—it influences not just how we feel, but how we go about our everyday lives. The AIHW has compiled Australia’s health—a biennial national report card on the health of Australians and their health system—since 1988.
More reports and statistics on Australia's health can be found under Health conditions, disability & deaths.
of Australians aged 15 and over describe their health as ‘good’ or better
of adults are overweight or obese
health practitioners are registered in Australia—353,000 are nurses or midwives
people died from coronary heart disease in 2013—this was 13% of all deaths
visits are made to a GP on an average day in Australia—and 79,000 visits to a specialist
was spent on health in 2014–15
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