Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition that can be painful, affect fertility and lead to reduced participation in school, work and social activities. Around 1 in 7 women born in 1973–78 were diagnosed with endometriosis by age 44–49.

This report brings together the latest data to highlight the impact of endometriosis in Australia. It includes information on prevalence, hospitalisations, emergency department presentations, burden of disease and health system expenditure.

  • Cat. no: PHE 329