This publication, the fifth in the series, provides details of health expenditure by governments and individuals for the period 1970-71 to 1984-85.

Australian health expenditure 1970-71 to 1984-85 has three objectives:

  • to extend the time series of expenditure and utilisation of data;
  • to provide some discussion of expenditure for the 1981-82 to 1984-85 period; and
  • to update and refine data previously published in this series.