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Australia’s health 2016—in brief presents highlights from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s 15th biennial report on the nation’s health, Australia’s health 2016.
381,000 visits are made to a GP on an average day in Australia—and 79,000 visits to a specialist
301,000 nurses and midwives were employed in 2014
85% of Australians aged 15 and over describe their health as ‘good’ or better
13% of all deaths in 2013 were due to coronary heart disease
Full details of data sources can be found in the supplementary tables.
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